World Vision Children Study 2013

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Andresen, Sabine (Universität Frankfurt)
  • Hurrelmann, Klaus (Hertie School of Governance, Berlin)
Publication Date
  • TNS Infratest Sozialforschung, München, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Children
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
family; social justice; school; media behavior; social relations; social background; child
  • Abstract

    Life situation, wishes, needs and interests of children. Feelings of justice and fears. I. Children´s questionnaire: Topics: 1. Colloquial language at home; evaluation of the time available from mother and father or of their new life partners for the child; satisfaction with the care of parents; praying at home; regular attendance at church; number of books in the household; own or shared children´s room; media equipment of the children´s room; experiencing restrictions or poverty (scale); satisfaction with the freedoms granted by parents; sense of justice (rich parents should pay more for the journey of a care group than parents of poorer children, some families have little, some very much money, adults decide on the construction of children´s playgrounds, foreign children may only speak German during breaks); sense of justice in the family, at school, with friends, in Germany and all over the world; fair treatment in Germany with the following groups: children or young people, old people, foreigners, disabled people, poor people; frequency of perceived disadvantages due to age, gender, appearance, poverty of the parental home, foreign origin of a parent. 2. School/ Institutions: school class attended; satisfaction with school; self-assessment of school performance; attending a half-day or full-day school; preference for half-day school; forms of co-determination at school (classroom design, choice of bank neighbour, arrangement of tables, school excursion goals, project topics, design of class rules and school festivals); regular use of after-school care (lunchtime care at the school, after-school care centre, other facility or group for afternoon care); satisfaction with afternoon care; private tutoring; targeted secondary school; targeted school leaving certificate. 3. Leisure time, media use and friendships: frequency of selected leisure activities; satisfaction with leisure time; reading frequency; television consumption per day; frequency of computer games; computer play time per day; own mobile phone; Internet access; regular Internet use; number of hours per week on the Internet; preferred activities on the Internet; number of friends; number of really good friends; easy or difficult to make friends; frequency of contact with friends at school, at lunchtime, outdoors, at home, with friends at their home, at the club and online; satisfaction with the circle of friends; feeling comfortable in the neighbourhood (only a few public transport, scolding neighbours, enough play friends in the neighbourhood, too much traffic in the street, fear of aggressive young people and adults from the neighbourhood, playground or free meadow within walking distance); satisfaction with one´s own body weight. 4. Attitudes and participation in everyday life: parents´ permission to make own decisions in various areas (e.g. what friends and clothes, pocket money, leisure activities, etc.); co-determination in the family with regard to leisure activities; importance of one´s own opinion among selected persons; frequency of fears in selected areas (bad marks, unemployment of parents, being threatened or beaten, environmental pollution, more poor people, outbreak of war, migration of foreigners to Germany); political interest; politicians think about the well-being of children; life satisfaction. Demography: sex; age; household size; relationship to persons living in the household (household composition); siblings; number of younger and older brothers and sisters; country of birth of parents (migration background). Additionally coded: respondent-ID; year of the survey; willingness of the respondent to cooperate; survey in the presence of third parties; degree of relationship to persons present; intervention of persons in the course of the interview. II Parent Questionnaire: The parents were asked for themselves and their partner: mother or father of the child; family situation; age; highest school leaving certificate; employment situation; professional position; unemployment; desire for more or less work (only employed persons); desire for gainful employment (not employed persons); country of birth; nationality; religion; nationality of the child (German, non-German, dual nationality); type of school attended by the child; association membership of the child; child has attended a kindergarten; age of the child at the time of first attendance of a kindergarten; type of house; residential status; adequate household income to make a living; assessment of the compatibility of family and career. Additional variables and indicators: age groups (children); state; town size (BIK); settlement structure (BIK); area (West incl. Berlin/W, East incl. Berlin/O); West/East; (educational) class; siblings; number of siblings in the household; family form; employment status (information provider and partner); employment arrangement; experience of unemployment in the last 2 years; nationality (parental information); migration background (parental information); care by parents; lack of care; own opinion: grouped; co-determination in everyday life; leisure typology (media consumer, normal leisure children, versatile kids); experience of poverty; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2013-01 / 2013-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Children aged between 6 and 11 years who go to school
Non-probability: Quota; Sampling Procedure Comment: Non-probability Sample: Quota Sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Children: Face-to-face interview: CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview) Parents: Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 334
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA7471 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Hurrelmann, Klaus; Andresen, Sabine; Schneekloth, Ulrich; Pupeter, Monika: Die Lebensqualität der Kinder in Deutschland : Ergebnisse der 3. World Vision Kinderstudie. Leverkusen: Verlag Barbara Budrich, Journal of Childhood and Adolescence Research Heft 3-2014, S. 383-391
  • World Vision Deutschland (Hrsg.): Kinder in Deutschland 2013 ; 3. World Vision Kinderstudie. Weinheim/Basel: Beltz 2013

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 18 | Registration Date: 2018-04-11