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ZA0928: Foreign Workers in the Federal Republic (1975)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation MARPLAN, Offenbach (1975): Foreign Workers in the Federal Republic (1975). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0928 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0928
TitleForeign Workers in the Federal Republic (1975)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1975)
Date of Collection02.1975 - 03.1975
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach


AbstractThe occupational and social situation of foreign workers in the Federal Republic as well as judgement on integration possibilities. Topics: Length of stay in the FRG up to now and expected length of stay; trips to native country and means of transport used for this; particular personal difficulties; size of household and time of family´s moving to Germany; number and ages of children; school attendance of children and difficulties in school; help with homework; assumed attitude of Germans to guest workers; judgement on the effort of trade unions, authorities, organizations and associations on problems of foreign workers; most important tasks of the trade unions; satisfaction with job; interest in German citizenship; party sympathy; reading newspapers and magazines; knowledge and use of opportunities of financial investment; judgement on the current personal economic situation and future development; assessment of occupational chances in comparison to German workers; satisfaction with housing and housing situation; opportunity to cook and preparation of meals; amount of rent and maximum rent costs willing to pay; school attendance and vocational training; possession of car and car radio. Demography: size of household; number and ages of children; school attendance and vocational training; age; sex; marital status; number of children; occupation; employment; income; social origins; state; possession of assets. Interviewer rating: survey surroundings; assessment of communication difficulties; knowledge of personal language and knowledge of German; willingness of respondent to cooperate and city size.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 5.6 Social conditions and indicators


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG incl. West Berlin
UniverseForeign workers (Turks, Yugoslavs, Italians, Greeks and Spaniards) according to sex, age, housing conditions, length of stay as well as distribution according to employment office districts.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Quota sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorMARPLAN, Offenbach
Date of Collection
  • 02.1975 - 03.1975

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

NotesThe procedure in the survey of foreign workers is more closely described in ZA Study No. 1328. The study is part of an omnibus survey and part of a trend survey. The rest of the "foreigner studies" from this series are archived under the following ZA Study Nos.: ZA Study No. 0606 (1970) ZA Study No. 0607 (1971) ZA Study No. 0608 (1972) ZA Study No. 0676 (1973) ZA Study No. 0677 (1974) ZA Study No. 0929 (1976) ZA Study No. 1075 (1977) ZA Study No. 1076 (1978) ZA Study No. 1077 (1979) ZA Study No. 1328 (1980) ZA Study No. 1329 (1982) ZA Study No. 1358 (data pool 1970-1982) ZA Study No. 1629 (1984) ZA Study No. 1630 (1985) ZA Study No. 1631 (1986) ZA Study No. 1678 (1988)
Number of Units: 1534
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


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