Attitude of the Population to Foreign Aid and Policies on Developing Countries (1981)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit, Bonn
  • INFRATEST Sozialforschung, München
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST Sozialforschung, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitude to foreign aid and policies on developing countries of the Federal Government. Topics: general attitude to foreign aid and preferred criteria for providing assistance in the third world (scales); judgement on foreign aid provided by the Federal Government; personal interest in questions of foreign aid; potential willingness to make personal financial sacrifice for the benefit of foreign aid; knowledge and judgement on information material of the Federal Ministry as well as interest in such information; attitude to government reductions in expenditures and expected personal impact; assumed frequency of mistakes and goofs in foreign aid; assumed salience of foreign aid in economic relations to the developing countries; union membership; judgement on one´s own and general economic situation; party preference (Sunday question). Also encoded was: city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German citizens 18 years old and older living in private households during the survey period.
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: 1845
    Number of Variables: 110
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey. The study belongs to a survey series repeating a number of question formulations in identical form. The data sets are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1359, 1545 and 1593.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1594 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 243 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22