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ZA7656: Questions about the Situation of Refugees in Germany 2020 (Cumulated Data Set)

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  • ZA7656_v2-0-0.csv (Dataset) 2 MBytes
  • ZA7656_v2-0-0.dta (Dataset Stata) 628 KBytes
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  • ZA7656_fb.pdf (Questionnaire) 52 KBytes

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  • ZA7656_Tabellenband.pdf (Report) 109 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2020): Questions about the Situation of Refugees in Germany 2020 (Cumulated Data Set). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA7656 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA7656
TitleQuestions about the Situation of Refugees in Germany 2020 (Cumulated Data Set)
Current Version2.0.0, 2020-12-30,
Date of Collection15.01.2020 - 16.06.2020
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin


AbstractQuestions on the situation of refugees in Germany. Topics: concern that so many refugees are coming to Germany; short-term and long-term forecast of the advantages or disadvantages for Germany as a result of the refugees: the federal government has tended to move forward or rather not made progress in coping with the refugee situation; the federal government makes more or less progress in the integration of refugees. Demography: sex; age; education; employment status; household size; number of persons aged 14 and over in the household; party preference; eligible to vote; household income; survey by mobile or landline phone. Additionally coded was: ID; weighting factor; date of interview; city size (BIK regions); federal state; survey area west / east.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniversePersons aged 14 years and over
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Combined landline and mobile phone sample (dual-frame design, ratio 80:20)
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview: Computer-assisted (CATI)
Time Method Time Method
  • Longitudinal: Trend/Repeated cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorKantar EMNID, Bielefeld
Date of Collection
  • 15.01.2020 - 21.01.2020 (January)
  • 12.02.2020 - 18.02.2020 (February)
  • 12.03.2020 - 17.03.2020 (March)
  • 15.04.2020 - 21.04.2020 (April)
  • 13.05.2020 - 19.05.2020 (May)
  • 10.06.2020 - 16.06.2020 (June)

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
2.0.0 (current version)2020-12-30 April trough June added
1.0.02020-9-30 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe study was carried out on behalf of the Federal Press Office. The study is the continuation of the cumulations of 2016 (ZA6628), 2017 (ZA6634) 2018 (ZA6716), and 2019 (ZA6726). This survey will continue. The publications of the next versions are planned for the following dates: Version 3 (1st to 3rd quarter): 31.03.2021 Version 4 (complete): 30.06.2021
Number of Units: 7601
Number of Variables: 24
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.