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ZA6630: Demographic Change

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2017): Demographic Change. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6630 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6630
TitleDemographic Change
Current Version1.0.0, 2017-9-29,
Date of Collection16.02.2017 - 03.03.2017
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin


AbstractLiving conditions at the place of residence. Attitudes towards demographic change. Topics: questions about life at the place of residence: What pleases well and what doesn´t; questions about life in the country or in the city; assessment of infrastructure at the place of residence; consent to different statements on life at the place of residence; assessment of the development and future prospects at the place of residence; assessment of the place of residence according to different areas (for families, job offers, for the elderly, pollution, for younger people); attitudes towards aging society; assessment of living conditions at home, also compared to other regions in Germany; assessment of the consequences of demographic change; assessment of measures to respond to the effects of demographic change; sufficient measures of the state and of the residential municipality to cope with the effects of demographic change; satisfaction with one´s own economic situation; optimism. Demography: sex; age; household size; number of persons aged 18 and older and of children in the household; highest eductional degree; employed; employment status; self-assessment of social stratum; size of municipality. Additonally coded was: number; weight; BIK-Gemeindegrößenklasse; politische Gemeindegrößenklasse; federal state.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 5.2 Community, urban and rural life
  • 5.7 Social change


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseResidential population aged 18 years and older 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
  • 16.02.2017 - 03.03.2017

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2017-9-29 first archive edition
Errata in current version
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NotesThe study was conducted on behalf of the Federal Press Office.
Number of Units: 1204
Number of Variables: 151
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.