Politics in the Saarland (April 1975)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kaase, Max (Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Judgement on the economic situation in the Saarland and voting decision of the citizens. Topics: Judgement on the economic situation of the FRG and one´s own economic situation; assumed difference in the economic situation in the Saarland and in other areas of the FRG; assignment of responsibility for the poor economic situation; assessment of future economic development; most important political problems; political interest; certainty and time of personal voting decision; party preference; influence of the economic situation on one´s own voting decision; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; times of presence at home in the last week; assessment of personal job security. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; type of city. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; length of interview; weekday of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Saarland (DE-SL)
Sampled Universe
German citizens (eligible voters) 18 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1030
The current data set contains the data of a quick survey; a further survey conducted in the same region is stored under ZA Study No. 0869.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0870 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22