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ZA3703: German General Social Survey - ALLBUScompact 2002

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  • ZA3703_compare.pdf (Other Document) 78 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Andreß, Hans-Jürgen; Bürklin, Wilhelm; Diekmann, Andreas; Feger, Hubert; Huinink, Johannes; Meulemann, Heiner; Solga, Heike (2008): German General Social Survey - ALLBUScompact 2002. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3703 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA3703
TitleGerman General Social Survey - ALLBUScompact 2002
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 2008)
Date of Collection02.2002 - 08.2002
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Andreß, Hans-Jürgen - Universität Bielefeld, Vorsitzender
  • Bürklin, Wilhelm - Universität Potsdam
  • Diekmann, Andreas - ETH Zürich
  • Feger, Hubert - Freie Universität Berlin
  • Huinink, Johannes - Universität Bremen
  • Meulemann, Heiner - Universität Köln
  • Solga, Heike - Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin


AbstractALLBUScompact is offered as an alternative to the structurally more complex full version of ALLBUS. It addresses the needs of newcomers to data analysis by providing a simplified demography module containing an easily manageable group of the most important demographic indicators. All topical question modules not containing sensitive data are retained as in the ALLBUS full version (scientific use file). For a comprehensive description of study topics please compare Study No. 3702 (ALLBUS 2002).
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 5.5 Religion and values
  • 5.7 Social change
  • 5.8 Social behaviour and attitudes
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 13.3 Family life and marriage
  • 13.4 Gender and gender roles


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseAll persons (German and non-German) who resided in private households and were born before 1 January 1984
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Stratified: Disproportional
  • Probability: Multistage
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview: Computer-assisted (CAPI/CAMI)
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Date of Collection
  • 02.2002 - 08.2002

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 2820
Number of Variables: 363
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


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Research Data Centre
    The German General Social Survey (ALLBUS) collects up-to-date data on attitudes, behavior, and social structure in Germany. Every two years since 1980 a representative cross section of the population is surveyed using both constant and variable questions. The ALLBUS data become available to interested parties for research and teaching as soon as they are processed and documented.