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ZA3366: Foreigners in Germany 1999 - 1st Wave

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation MARPLAN, Offenbach (2012): Foreigners in Germany 1999 - 1st Wave. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3366 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA3366
TitleForeigners in Germany 1999 - 1st Wave
Current Version2.0.0, 2012-1-11,
Date of Collection03.05.1999 - 13.06.1999
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach


AbstractThe social and economic situation of foreign employees in the Federal Republic. Topics: nationality of respondent; ethnic affiliation of respondents from former Yugoslavia; place of birth in Germany or abroad; duration of stay in Germany up to now; estimated time period 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; greatest concerns and problems in Germany; interest in German as well as dual citizenship; relinquishing previous citizenship for the sake of a German passport; perceived attitude of Germans to guest workers at work; satisfaction with current job; most sympathetic party in Germany; party preference (Sunday question); average monthly expenditures for food and everyday necessities; preferred shopping places for groceries and everyday necessities as well as consumer items; responsibility of respondent for housekeeping. Demography: marital status; size of household; number of working members of the household; number of persons under 18 years old in the household; further family members in Germany outside of personal household; family members in native country; type of employment; job title; income; age; residential status; amount of rent; rent increase for base rent or additional costs in the last year; satisfaction with residence or accomodation; number of years of school completed; school degree in Germany or native country; type of school degree; self-assessment of knowledge of German (reading); vocational training completed as well as length of vocational training; possession of a car; brand of car; 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 size.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 17.3 Consumption/consumer behaviour


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG (old states and West Berlin)
UniverseThe foreign residential population 15 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, about 400 persons per nationality
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorMARPLAN, Offenbach
Date of Collection
  • 03.05.1999 - 13.06.1999

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
2.0.0 (current version)2012-1-11 OKZ replaced with KKZ
1.0.02010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe study is part of an omnibus survey and part of a survey series begun in 1970.
Number of Units: 2030
Number of Variables: 111
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


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