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ZA6624: Government Monitor (October 2016)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2017): Government Monitor (October 2016). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6624 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6624
TitleGovernment Monitor (October 2016)
Current Version1.0.0, 2017-6-30,
Date of Collection17.10.2016 - 21.10.2016
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin


AbstractGeneral political attitudes. Opinion on current political issues. Political tasks. Topics: the main problem in Germany; party sympathy; interest in politics; general development in the country in the right direction; average intensity of the activities of the federal government in terms of long-term problems; political tasks: importance of improvements in selected policy areas and assessment of the progress of the federal government in these areas; importance of improvements in digitization and evaluation of the progress of the federal government in these area; refugees or asylum seekers in the residential area; rather positive, rather negative or no experience with refugees in the residential area and in Germany; attitude towards refugees in Germany (increase in crime, better demand for qualified workers, cultural enrichment, expected return of most refugees to their home country, Germany financially cannot afford the refugees, good accommodation and care, help against ageing population). Demography: age (categorized); sex; marital status; living together with a partner; highest educational degree or aspired degree; academic degree; graduation; employment status; job security; occupational position; household size; number of persons in the household aged 18 and over; union member in the household; confession; frequency of church attendance; number of phone numbers in the household. Also encoded was: respondent-ID; federal state; district assignment Berlin West/East; city size; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 2.2 Migration


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseEligible Voters aged 18 years and over
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data CollectorInstitut für Praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim
Date of Collection
  • 17.10.2016 - 21.10.2016

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: 1001
Number of Variables: 74
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.