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ZA2423: Foreigners in Germany 1993

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation MARPLAN, Offenbach (1994): Foreigners in Germany 1993. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA2423 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA2423
TitleForeigners in Germany 1993
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1994)
Date of Collection05.1993 - 05.1993
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach


AbstractThe social and economic situation of foreign workers in the Federal Republic. Topics: Nationality of respondent; ethnic affiliation of respondents from former Yugoslavia; place of birth in Germany or foreign country; duration of stay in Germany up to now; estimated period of time still to be spent in Germany; visits to one´s native country since moving to Germany; visit to one´s native country in the previous year; planned visit to one´s native country in 1991; use of various means of transport for trips to native country; staying together with family members in Germany; number and ages of children in Germany; number of working members of household; number of over 15-year-olds in household; family members in native country; age of children in native country; greatest concerns and problems in Germany; interest in German citizenship; perceived attitude of Germans to guest workers at work; satisfaction with current job; most sympathetic party in Germany; average monthly expenditures for food and everyday necessities; preferred shopping places for food and everyday necessities as well as consumer goods and toys; residential status; amount of rent; rent increase for base rent or additional costs in the last year; satisfaction with apartment/housing; number of years of school; school degree in Germany or native country; type of school degree; self-assessment of knowledge of German (reading); completed vocational training as well as length of vocational training; car possession; car brand; new or used car; number of kilometers driven annually; net household income. Interviewer rating: presence of third persons during interview as well as influence through third parties; evaluation of communication; willingness of respondent to cooperate; knowledge of German and one´s own language. Also encoded was: state; city code.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 5.6 Social conditions and indicators
  • 17.3 Consumption/consumer behaviour


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseThe foreign residential population 14 years old and older (Spaniards, Italians, Yugoslavs, Greeks and Turks over-sample according to nationalities)
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Quota sample according to sex, age, marital status and size of household
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorMARPLAN, Offenbach
Date of Collection
  • 05.1993

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 study is part of an omnibus survey. References to the further "Foreigner Studies" in this series can be found in ZA Study No. 1787.
Number of Units: 2054
Number of Variables: 110
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


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  • Foreigners in Germany
    The social and economic situation of foreigners in Germany.