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ZA6724: The Year 2018 in Review

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation    Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2019): The Year 2018 in Review. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6724 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6724
TitleThe Year 2018 in Review
Current Version1.0.0, 2019-6-28,
Date of Collection27.11.2018 - 28.11.2018
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin


AbstractReview of the year 2018. Topics: Satisfaction with political developments in Germany in selected policy areas (labour market policy, economic policy, foreign policy, health policy, education policy, internal security, pension policy, family policy, financial policy, environmental policy, energy policy and refugee policy); satisfaction with the work of the Federal Government in 2018; satisfaction with the work of Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2018; confidence or fears for the coming year with regard to political developments in Germany. Demography: sex; age; highest education; occupation; household size; number of persons in the household aged 14 and over; party preference; eligibility to vote; net household income; survey by mobile phone or fixed network. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; weighting factor; interview date; location size (BIK regions); federal state; survey area west/east.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseResident population aged 18 and over in private households
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview: Computer-assisted (CATI)
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorKantar Emnid, Bielefeld
Date of Collection
  • 27.11.2018 - 28.11.2018

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2019-6-28 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe study was carried out on behalf of the Federal Press Office.
Number of Units: 1031
Number of Variables: 34
Data Type: SPSS, Stata
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


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  • Surveys commissioned by the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
    The ´Press and Information Office of the Federal Government´ (Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung) infoms citizens and media about the work of the federal government. Above all the office informs the federal government of the news in Germany and worldwide and explores the public opinion.