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Berlin Elections of 1930-1963

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Schulz, Wolfram (Fachbereich Kommunikationsforschung: Institut für empirische Kommunikationsforschung, FU Berlin)
  • Hurwitz, Harold (Institut für sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung der FU Berlin.)
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    For 75 parts of town of greater Berlin election results of the city representative elections of 1929, the Reichstag elections of 1930 and 1932 (November), the city representatives elections of 1946 as well as census data on population status, religious denomination and sex of 1933 and 1946. For 40 West Berlin parts of town election results of the city representatives elections of 1948 and the House of Representatives elections of 1950, 1954, 1958 and 1963, as well as census data of 1950 on population status, religious denomination, sex, age, occupation and number of residences.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1930 / 1963
Geographic Coverage
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
    Greater Berlin 1929-1946
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    West Berlin 1948-1963
Sampled Universe
The population of Berlin
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Publication of the election results of the Berlin city representatives election 1929 as well as the Reichstag elections 1930 and 1932 (November) for the individual SPD departments in ´Vorwaerts´ on the following day after the election (number of votes without information on election turnout and the results of splinter parties); publications of the voting district results of the city representatives election 1946 in the ´Telegraf´ on the day after the election; the election results of 1948, 1950, 1954, 1958 and 1963 as well as the data of the census of 1950 were obtained from the corresponding publications of the Berlin statistics (published by the Berlin state office for statistics).
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Event/Process
    Number of Units: 75
    Number of Variables: 122
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8081 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Schulz, Wolfram: Politische und soziale Determinanten des Wählerverhaltens in Berlin von 1946 bis 1950, unveröffentlichte Diplomarbeit am Fachbereich Politische Wissenschaften der FU Berlin, Berlin 1988.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Schulz, Wolfram; Hurwitz, Harold (2008): Berliner Wahlen von 1930-1963. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.