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ZA3751: German General Social Survey - ALLBUS 1996

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (2005): German General Social Survey - ALLBUS 1996. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3751 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA3751
TitleGerman General Social Survey - ALLBUS 1996
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 2005)
Date of Collection03.1996 - 06.1996
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Allerbeck, Klaus - Universität Frankfurt, Vorsitzender
  • Allmendinger, Jutta - Universität München
  • Bürklin, Wilhelm - Universität Potsdam
  • Kiefer, Marie Luise - Universität Wien
  • Müller, Walter - Universität Mannheim
  • Opp, Karl-Dieter - Universität Leipzig
  • Scheuch, Erwin K. - Universität Köln


AbstractALLBUS/GGSS 1996 is an English translation of the original German survey ALLBUS 1996. For a comprehensive study description please compare Study No. 2800.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 5.4 Cultural and national identity
  • 5.6 Social conditions and indicators
  • 5.8 Social behaviour and attitudes
  • 6 Law, crime and legal systems
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 13 Social stratification and groupings
  • 17.5 Economic policy


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseAll persons (German and non-German) who resided in private households and were born before 1 January 1978
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Stratified: Disproportional
  • Probability: Multistage
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview: Paper-and-pencil (PAPI)
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Date of Collection
  • 03.1996 - 06.1996

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)
Errata in current version
2016-5-31Stata: v159, v160, v175, v176, v207, v208, v241, v242, v255, v256, v334, v337For Stata data sets: Unlabeled missing values with decimal places have to be recoded to integer values and labels have to be added. For correction of the Stata dataset a patch was provided together with the Stata dataset. Please download
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 3518
Number of Variables: 436
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


Relevant full texts
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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.