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ZA3718: ALLBUScompact/GGSScompact 1996 (Allgemeine Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften/German General Social Survey 1996)

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  • ZA2800_fb.pdf (Questionnaire) 3 MBytes
  • ZA3751_q.pdf (Questionnaire) 833 KBytes


  • ZA2800_cdb.pdf (Codebook) 2 MBytes
  • ZA2800_cdb_Supplement_Alter.pdf (Codebook) 556 KBytes
  • ZA2800_cdb_Supplement_Erhebungsgebiet.pdf (Codebook) 390 KBytes
  • ZA2800_cdb_Supplement_Geschlecht.pdf (Codebook) 391 KBytes
  • ZA2800_cdb_Supplement_Konfession.pdf (Codebook) 559 KBytes

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  • ZA2800_readme.pdf (Other Document) 36 KBytes
  • ZA3718_compare.pdf (Other Document) 221 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (2014): ALLBUScompact/GGSScompact 1996 (Allgemeine Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften/German General Social Survey 1996). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3718 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA3718
TitleALLBUScompact/GGSScompact 1996 (Allgemeine Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften/German General Social Survey 1996)
Current Version2.0.0, 2014-4-14,
Date of Collection03.1996 - 06.1996
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Allerbeck, Klaus - Universität Frankfurt, Vorsitzender
  • Allmendinger, Jutta - Universität München
  • Bürklin, Wilhelm - Universität Potsdam
  • Kiefer, Marie Luise - Universität Wien
  • Müller, Walter - Universität Mannheim
  • Opp, Karl-Dieter - Universität Leipzig
  • Scheuch, Erwin K. - Universität Köln


AbstractALLBUScompact is offered as an alternative to the structurally more complex full version of ALLBUS. It addresses the needs of newcomers to data analysis by providing a simplified demography module containing an easily manageable group of the most important demographic indicators. All topical question modules not containing sensitive data are retained as in the ALLBUS full version (scientific use file). For a comprehensive description of study topics please compare Study No. 2800 (ALLBUS 1996).
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 5.4 Cultural and national identity
  • 5.6 Social conditions and indicators
  • 5.8 Social behaviour and attitudes
  • 6 Law, crime and legal systems
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 13 Social stratification and groupings
  • 17.5 Economic policy


Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Stratified: Disproportional
  • Probability: Multistage
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview: Paper-and-pencil (PAPI)
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Date of Collection
  • 03.1996 - 06.1996

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
2.0.0 (current version)2014-4-14 fit for ZACAT
1.0.02010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 3518
Number of Variables: 211
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


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Research Data Centre
    The German General Social Survey (ALLBUS) collects up-to-date data on attitudes, behavior, and social structure in Germany. Every two years since 1980 a representative cross section of the population is surveyed using both constant and variable questions. The ALLBUS data become available to interested parties for research and teaching as soon as they are processed and documented.