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ZA0267: Time Budget Study - Osnabrueck

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Citation Citation Szalai, Alexander; Ebel, Heinrich; Rosenbladt, Bernhard von; Sozialforschungsstelle an der Universität Münster, Dortmund (1966): Time Budget Study - Osnabrueck. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0267 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0267
TitleTime Budget Study - Osnabrueck
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1966)
Date of Collection09.1965 - 10.1965
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Szalai, Alexander - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
  • Ebel, Heinrich - Institut für vergleichende Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln
  • Rosenbladt, Bernhard von - 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; leisure activity; attitude to a Saturday without school and the day school; occupation with children; attitude to personal further education; route to work and means of transport used; pet possession; religiousness; sympathy scale for CDU, SPD and FDP; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1961; assessment of personal social class and that of friends (scale); local residency. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; further education; occupation; professional position; employment; income; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; regional origins; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: type of building; residential area; housing conditions; distance to center of city; interview surroundings; length of interview; weekday of interview; weather on the day of survey; presence of other persons and degree of relationship to the respondent; interruption of interview; reliability of respondent.
Categories Categories
  • Leisure
Topics Topics
  • 5.9 Time use


Geographic Coverage
  • Osnabrück (DE-NI-OSN), Osnabrueck and surrounding area
UniverseAge: 18-64.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Simple random selection. Substitute persons were selected according to the quota procedure.
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral and written survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorSozialforschungsstelle an der Universitaet Muenster, Dortmund
Date of Collection
  • 09.1965 - 10.1965

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: 979
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • 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
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