Foreigners in Germany 1999 - 1st Wave

Resource Type
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • Abstract

    The social and economic situation of foreign employees in the Federal Republic. Topics: nationality of respondent; ethnic affiliation of respondents from former Yugoslavia; place of birth in Germany or abroad; duration of stay in Germany up to now; estimated time period still to be spent in Germany; visits to one's native country since moving to Germany; visit to one's native country in the previous year; greatest concerns and problems in Germany; interest in German as well as dual citizenship; relinquishing previous citizenship for the sake of a German passport; perceived attitude of Germans to guest workers at work; satisfaction with current job; most sympathetic party in Germany; party preference (Sunday question); average monthly expenditures for food and everyday necessities; preferred shopping places for groceries and everyday necessities as well as consumer items; responsibility of respondent for housekeeping. Demography: marital status; size of household; number of working members of the household; number of persons under 18 years old in the household; further family members in Germany outside of personal household; family members in native country; type of employment; job title; income; age; residential status; amount of rent; rent increase for base rent or additional costs in the last year; satisfaction with residence or accommodation; number of years of school completed; school degree in Germany or native country; type of school degree; self-assessment of knowledge of German (reading); vocational training completed as well as length of vocational training; possession of a car; brand of car; new or used car; number of kilometers driven annually; net household income. Interviewer rating: presence of third persons during interview as well as influence through third parties; evaluation of communication; willingness of respondent to cooperate; knowledge of German and one's own language. Also encoded was:state; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1999-05-03 / 1999-06-13
  • 1999-05-03 / 1999-06-13
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG (old states and West Berlin)
  • Germany (DE)
Quota sample of the foreign residential population 15 years old and older (Spaniards, Italians, Yugoslavs, Greeks and Turks, over-sample according to nationalities) according to sex, age, marital status and size of household, about 400 persons per nationality
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 104
  • Number of Variables: 104
The study is part of an omnibus survey and part of asurvey series begun in 1970.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.

Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 9 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22