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ZA6605: Younger Retired Persons in Germany

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2016): Younger Retired Persons in Germany. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6605 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6605
TitleYounger Retired Persons in Germany
Current Version1.0.0, 2016-1-11,
Date of Collection07.10.2014 - 26.10.2014
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin


AbstractLife, activities, social and political engagement and volunteering of young retired persons. Attitudes towards politics and society.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Social Policy
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 1.6 Retirement
  • 5.8 Social behaviour and attitudes
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 13.1 Elderly


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseGerman-speaking retired persons aged 60 to 75 years
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data CollectorTNS Infratest Politikforschung, Berlin
Date of Collection
  • 07.10.2014 - 26.10.2014

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2016-1-11 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe study was conducted on behalf of the Federal Press Office.
Number of Units: 750
Number of Variables: 176
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata, CSV


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  • Surveys commissioned by the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
    The ´Press and Information Office of the Federal Government´ (Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung) infoms citizens and media about the work of the federal government. Above all the office informs the federal government of the news in Germany and worldwide and explores the public opinion.

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