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ZA0342: Social Structure of Displaced Country People

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Agrarsoziale Gesellschaft, Göttingen; DIVO, Frankfurt (1963): Social Structure of Displaced Country People. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0342 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0342
TitleSocial Structure of Displaced Country People
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1963)
Date of Collection11.1962 - 01.1963
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Agrarsoziale Gesellschaft, Göttingen
  • DIVO, Frankfurt


AbstractDemographic and social structure of displaced country people and desire for occupation in agriculture. Topics: degree of information on the government´s support measures based on the displaced persons and refugee law; occupation before and after 1945; interest in taking over a farm in the FRG and concepts of one´s own farm; interest in part-time agricultural work; present living conditions and satisfaction with housing situation; living conditions before the war; city of origin; size of farm left behind; job satisfaction and commute time to work; satisfation with income; year of marriage; size of city. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; state; refugee status. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 8.1 Agricultural, forestry and rural industry


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG incl. West Berlin.
UniverseAge: 21-65. displaced persons and refugees previously employed in agriculture in the former Soviet zone.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Multi-stage random sample of displaced persons and refugees previously employed in agriculture in the former Soviet zone.
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral interview with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorDIVO, Frankfurt
Date of Collection
  • 11.1962 - 01.1963

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
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Further Remarks

Number of Units: 2080
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Mehrfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


  • DIVO (Hrsg.): Die soziale Struktur des heimatvertriebenen und geflüchteten Landvolkes. Frankfurt: Selbstverlag 1963
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