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ZA6714: Government Monitor (November 2017)

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  • ZA6714_fb.pdf (Questionnaire) 103 KBytes

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  • ZA6714_Tabellenband.pdf (Table) 687 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung (2018): Government Monitor (November 2017). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6714 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6714
TitleGovernment Monitor (November 2017)
Current Version1.0.0, 2018-6-29,
Date of Collection06.11.2017 - 13.11.2017
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung


AbstractGeneral political attitudes and opinions on current political issues. Political tasks. Topics: Most important problem in Germany; party sympathy; political interest; tackling long-term problems in Germany: evaluation of the intensity of the activities of the federal government of CDU/CSU and SPD with regard to long-term problems. Political tasks: importance of improvements in selected policy areas (e.g. reintegration of the long-term unemployed, integration of foreigners, compatibility of work and family life, climate protection, etc.) and assessment of the progress made by the Federal Government in these areas. Digitisation: personal advantages or disadvantages of digitisation; expected loss of jobs due to digitisation; importance of improvements in digitisation in different thematic areas (fast internet for all, increased support for the use of internet and computers in schools and training institutions, increased support for research and development in the field of internet and information technology and business start-ups in the field of internet, combating cybercrime, more information and services from public administrations via the internet); progress by the Federal Government on these issues. Demography: age; sex; marital status; cohabitation with a partner; school leaving certificate or desired school leaving certificate; university degree; training certificate; occupation; job security; job position; household size; number of persons in the household from 18 years of age; union member in the household; denomination; frequency of church attendance; number of landline telephone numbers in the household. Additionally coded: respondents ID; state of eligibility to vote; district of Berlin early West/East; size of location; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 9.1 Information society
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 18.2 Information technology


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniversePopulation over 18 years of age entitled to vote in private households with a fixed landline connection
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data CollectorIPOS, Institut für Praxisorientierte Sozialforschung, Mannheim
Date of Collection
  • 06.11.2017 - 13.11.2017

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2018-6-29 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 1014
Number of Variables: 75
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata, CSV


  • IPOS Institut für Praxisorientierte Sozialforschung: Regierungsmonitor : Ergebnisse einer repräsentativen Bevölkerungsumfrage. Mannheim: Tabellenband, November 2017
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Research Data Centre
  • 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.