Regional Data (Districts)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bundesforschungsanstalt für Landeskunde und Raumordnung, Bonn - Bad Godesberg
Publication Date
  • Bundesforschungsanstalt fuer Landeskunde und Raumordnung, Bonn - Bad Godesberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Demography and population
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Transport, travel and mobility
    • Natural resources and energy
    • Rural economics
    • Economic systems and development
    • Housing and land use planning
  • Abstract

    Population, economic, traffic and education data for the districts and cities themselves administrative districts in the Federal Republic. Aggregate data for the districts and cities themselves administrative districts. Topics: area; settled area; population density; number of primary centers, intermediate centers, minor centers and cities of main focus; region type; district type; population level; population development; movings; proportion of children; proportion of persons capable of employment; proportion of old people; welfare recipients; proportion of foreigners; gross product; those covered by social security according to area of business or sectors as well as according to education level; sum of wages and salaries; company training vacancies; vocational students; scientific personnel in as well as outside of universities; research support expenditures of businesses; teletex and telefax connections; agriculturally productive land; land quality; agricultural company size; proportion of primary agricultural companies; proportion of employees in tourism; number of beds in the hotel and catering trade; proportion of overnight stays; tax revenue; federal and state financial allocations; business tax revenue; rate of assessment; effective tax volume; municipality share of income tax; completed residences; proportion of new constructions in total on hand; proportion of one to two room apartments in newly-built apartments; available construction area; land prices; proportion of pupils in third year of secondary school; school-leavers entitled to university admission; those wanting to study; proportion of students; available openings at university in the individual majors or faculties; relation of students to the number of college instructors; proportion of doctors per resident; bed capacity for the severely ill; energy prices; proportion of households with natural gas; use of district heating; vehicle density; proportion of municipalities with Federal Railway connection; relationship of area with buildings to free space; free space per resident; recreational areas; natural areas; traffic areas; intensive and special culture areas; number of cattle and horses.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979 / 1986
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Regional data from records of the Federal Bureau of the Census, the state bureaus of the census, the statistics yearbook of the German municipalities and the Federal Environment Office
Collection Mode
  • Aggregate data
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 328
    Number of Variables: 153
Comparable contents, but at a different aggregation level (states or environmental planning regions), are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1701 and 1702.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1703 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Bundesforschungsanstalt für Landeskunde und Raumordnung (Hrsg.): Laufende Raumbeobachtung: Aktuelle Daten zur Entwicklung der Städte, Kreise und Gemeinden 1986. Bonn: Selbstverlag 1987. (Seminare. Symposien. Arbeitspapiere. Heft 28).

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 83 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22