Household Panel 1980

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Patterns of Consumption
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
    • Information technology
  • Abstract

    Furnishing the household with equipment of entertainment electronics. Leisure and consumer habits. Topics: detailed recording of possession, number, location, brand designation, main user and point in time of acquisition of portable radio, home radio, radio stereo equipment as well as video recorders; type and extent of television broadcasts recorded on videocassettes; reasons for or against purchase of a video recorder; sources of information. The following additional questions were posed regarding television sets, record players, cassette tape recorders, reel-to-reel tape recorders, radio and cassette equipment for the car, portable radios, home radios and radio stereo equipment purchased in the last six months before the survey: brand and type designation of equipment; predominant location of equipment; exact purchase price; type of business; purchase month; purchase or gift; purchased used; main user; year of acquisition, usability and use of previous equipment. Miscellaneous: inclination toward writing cards and letters (scale); memory of the post office advertising on writing letters; memory of special advertising slogans as well as the advertising medium in which the advertisement was seen; possession of a telephone; possession or interest in further extensions; possession of a watch; possession of a car. On vacation travels: frequency of vacation; travel country; means of transport used; form of organization; travel planning; vacation travel far from home; planned vacation travel far from home in the next few years. The following additional questions were posed to women: self-classification as well as classification of spouse or friend in a fashion typology; purchase price of the last winter coat purchased for oneself or one´s partner. The following questions were posed to men: self-classification in a fashion typology as well as purchase price of the last coat purchased. Demography: age; sex; marital status; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; school education; occupational position; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; characteristics of person managing household; year of household founding; number of persons in household with their own income. Also encoded was: city reference number; place of work; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-07 / 1980-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
The German-speaking population 14 years old and older in private households.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 7032
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1421 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22