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ZA0266: Time Budget Study - Federal Republic

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  • ZA0266_fb.pdf (Questionnaire) 1 MByte
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Szalai, Alexander; Scheuch, Erwin K.; Schneider, Annerose; Sozialforschungsstelle an der Universität Münster, Dortmund (1966): Time Budget Study - Federal Republic. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0266 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0266
TitleTime Budget Study - Federal Republic
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1966)
Date of Collection05.1965 - 06.1965
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Szalai, Alexander - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
  • Scheuch, Erwin K. - Institut für vergleichende Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln
  • Schneider, Annerose - Institut für vergleichende Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln
  • Sozialforschungsstelle an der Universität Münster, Dortmund


AbstractDetermination of the course of the day over 24 hours as well as description and time length of activities conducted specifying place and interaction partners. Topics: Time budget; performing shopping and trips to government offices; influential persons in shopping decisions; social integration; club membership and participation in club events; regional mobility; media usage; residential furnishings; daily and weekly time worked; shift work; party preference and behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1961; religiousness. With men: participation in work in household. Demography: age(classified); sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; occupation; professional position; employment; income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; regional origins; possession of durable economic goods; membership. Interviewer rating: type of building; residential area; housing conditions; distance to nearest large city; city size; weekday of interview; length of interview; interview surroundings.
Categories Categories
  • Leisure
Topics Topics
  • 5.9 Time use


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG without West Berlin
UniverseRespondents between the ages of 18 and 65 years
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral and written survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorEMNID, Bielefeld
Date of Collection
  • 05.1965 - 06.1965

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
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Further Remarks

NotesThe study is part of an international comparative investigation (ZA Study Nos. 0266 to 0279). This is a data set with hierarchic data structure. The specified number of cards refers to the maximum number of cards per respondent. A reduced data set in a rectangular format, contining only number, length and type of activities as well as demography and the additional survey topics, is also available.
Number of Units: 1501
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


  • Szalai, Alexander (Hrsg.): The Use of Time: Daily Activities of Urban and Suburban Populations in Twelve Countries. The Hague, Paris: Mouton 1972
  • Schneider, Annerose: Expressive Verkehrskreise: Eine empirische Untersuchung zu freundschaftlichen und verwandtschaftlichen Beziehungen. Köln, Universität, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwiss. Fak., Diss., 1969
  • Rosenbladt, Bernhard von: Tagesläufe und Tätigkeitensysteme: Zur Analyse der Daten des internationalen Zeitbudget-Projekts. In: Soziale Welt, 20, 1969. S. 49-79
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