The Spatial Social Structure of the City of Bern in 1764 and 1896

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Grossen, Andreas (Forschungszentrum für schweizerische Politik)
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Analysis of the spatial distribution of the population of the city of Bern in 1764 according to class-specific criteria; comparison of results with the condition after industrialization (1896). Topics: Information on topography: residence, quarter, street, building number. Social position: sex of head of household, lineage name with patricans, status of head of household, council membership of head of household, offices of the closer political elite. Information on household: civilian status of head of household, number of adult persons (head of household and spouse), number of other adult persons, number of children, number of servants and journeymen, number of maids, number of boarders, number of orphans, sick, prisoners, occupation of head of household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1764
  • 1896
Geographic Coverage
  • Bern (CH-BE)
Sampled Universe
Population of the city of Bern
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Census of the city of Bern in 1764.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2538
    Number of Variables: 18
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8025 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Grossen, Andreas: Die Räumliche Sozialstruktur der Stadt Bern 1764 und 1896. Bern: Universität, Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät, MA-Arbeit, 1976.

Update Metadata: 2021-08-28 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23