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ZA3765: German General Social Survey - ALLBUScompact 2004

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  • ZA3765.sav (Dataset SPSS) 2 MBytes
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  • ZA3762_fb_vereinfacht.pdf (Questionnaire) 406 KBytes
  • 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
  • ZA3765_compare.pdf (Other Document) 98 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (2008): German General Social Survey - ALLBUScompact 2004. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3765 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA3765
TitleGerman General Social Survey - ALLBUScompact 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


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. 3764 (ALLBUS 2004).
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


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, v218, v244, v309Unlabeled 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: 457
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.