Scientific Use File German Ageing Survey (SUF DEAS) 2017, Version 1.1
- Vogel, Claudia
- Wettstein, Markus
- Tesch-Römer, Clemens
- Infas Institut für angewandte Sozialwissenschaften GmbH, Bonn (Data Collector)
The German Ageing Survey (DEAS) is a longitudinal survey for the analysis of life situations and biographies of people in the second half of their lives. The data is based on nationally representative surveying (cross-sectional and longitudinal) of some thousand participants from the age of 40 onwards.
The first base sample was drawn and surveyed in 1996, new base samples were added in 2002, 2008 and 2014. Additionally, in the years 2002, 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2017 previous participants have been re-surveyed (panel).
In 2017, as in the previous survey years, the following topics have been conducted:
- Occupational Biography, Work and Retirement
- Social Participation and Voluntary Work
- Partnership, Family and Intergenerational Relations
- Household and Social Network
- Living Arrangements and Mobility
- Economic Status and Saving
- Social and Financial Support
- Quality of Life and Well-Being
- Health and Health-Related Behaviour
- Help and Care-Dependency
- Attitudes, Norms, Values and Images of Old Age
Panel Sample (n=6626): repeated survey of participants from the previous base samples.
Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
Number of Units: 6626
Number of Variables: 2283
Update Metadata: 2020-12-10 | Issue Number: 11 | Registration Date: 2019-11-05