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ZA6623: Modern State and Vivid Democracy

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2017): Modern State and Vivid Democracy. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6623 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6623
TitleModern State and Vivid Democracy
Current Version1.0.0, 2017-6-30,
Date of Collection06.10.2016 - 25.10.2016
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin


AbstractAttitudes towards authorities and public offices. Attitudes towards the modern state and towards administration. Attitudes towards digitization and politics. Demography: age; sex; household size and household composition (number of persons aged 18 and over and school-age children); marital status; highest educational degree; employment status; occupational position; party sympathy; Household net income (grouped); self-assessment of the layer affiliation; private internet access at home; type of this Internet access; contact frequency with authorities and public offices per year; general assessment of digital change (rather chances or rather risks). Additionally encoded were: respondent ID, location size (BIK, political community size classes); federal state; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Government, Political System
Topics Topics
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseResident population aged 18 years and over in private households
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data Collectorpolis Gesellschaft für Sozial- und Marktforschung, Deidesheim
Date of Collection
  • 06.10.2016 - 25.10.2016

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2017-6-30 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe study was conducted on behalf of the Federal Press Office.
Number of Units: 1202
Number of Variables: 118
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata, CSV


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Research Data Centre
  • Surveys commissioned by the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
    The ´Press and Information Office of the Federal Government´ (Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung) infoms citizens and media about the work of the federal government. Above all the office informs the federal government of the news in Germany and worldwide and explores the public opinion.