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ZA3764: German General Social Survey - ALLBUS 2004

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  • ZA3764.por (Dataset SPSS Portable) 6 MBytes
  • ZA3764.sav (Dataset SPSS) 4 MBytes
  • ZA3764_missing.sps (Dataset) 35 KBytes
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  • ZA3764_variable-list.txt (Dataset) 49 KBytes


  • ZA3762_fb.pdf (Questionnaire) 1 MByte
  • ZA3764_q.pdf (Questionnaire) 367 KBytes


  • ZA3764_cdb_Supplement_unweighted.pdf (Codebook) 510 KBytes
  • ZA3764_cdb_Supplement_weighted.pdf (Codebook) 510 KBytes

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  • ZA3764_readme.pdf (Other Document) 36 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (2008): German General Social Survey - ALLBUS 2004. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3764 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA3764
TitleGerman General Social Survey - ALLBUS 2004
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 2008)
Date of Collection03.2004 - 07.2004
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Andreß, Hans-Jürgen - Universität Köln, Vorsitzender
  • Diekmann, Andreas - ETH Zürich
  • Feger, Hubert - Freie Universität Berlin
  • Huinink, Johannes - Universität Bremen
  • Meulemann, Heiner - Universität Köln
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger - Universität Duisburg
  • Solga, Heike - Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin


AbstractALLBUS/GGSS 2004 is an English translation of the original German survey ALLBUS 2004. For a comprehensive study description please compare Study No. 3762.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 5.1 Leisure, tourism and sport
  • 5.4 Cultural and national identity
  • 5.8 Social behaviour and attitudes
  • 7.8 Specific diseases and medical conditions
  • 9.2 Mass media
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 13.5 Equality and inequality
  • 14.3 Social welfare systems/structures
  • 18 Science and technology
  • 18.2 Information technology


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Stratified: Disproportional
  • Probability: Multistage
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview: Computer-assisted (CAPI/CAMI)
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Date of Collection
  • 03.2004 - 07.2004

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
2016-4-8Stata: v896, v898Respondents with missing information on weighting variables have to be assigned to missing value (.a). For correction of the Stata dataset a patch was provided together with the Stata dataset. Please download
2016-4-8Stata: v41, v78, v80, v87, v100, v102, v111, v113, v129, v131, v218, v244, v309, v360, v362, v393, v395, v407, v409, v419, v421, v698, v701Unlabeled missing values with decimal places have to be recoded to integer values and labels have to be added. For correction of the Stata dataset a patch was provided together with the Stata dataset. Please download
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 2946
Number of Variables: 899
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • Terwey, Michael: Generelle Hinweise zur Auswertung der ALLBUS-Daten: Stichprobentypen und Gewichtungen, In: Terwey, Michael; Baltzer, Stefan (Hrsg.): Variable Report ALLBUS/Allgemeine Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften Kumulation 1980-2010: ZA-Nr. 4574. GESIS - Variable Reports, No. 2012/51, Köln: GESIS 2012, X-XVI
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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.