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ZA6637: Attitudes of Younger People towards Retirement Arrangements

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2017): Attitudes of Younger People towards Retirement Arrangements. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6637 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6637
TitleAttitudes of Younger People towards Retirement Arrangements
Current Version1.0.0, 2017-12-29,
Date of Collection24.05.2017 - 16.06.2017
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin


AbstractAttitudes towards retirement arrangements. Topics: political interest; interest in the topic of pension and social policy. Questions about finances and retirement arragement: own financial planning; importance of old-age provision; contact with the topic of old-age provision; awareness of pension options; assessment of responsibilities in the area of old-age provision; approval of statements on statutory old-age provision; attitudes towards various pension policy measures; questions on age hedge; importance of information options on the subject of old-age provision. Questions about private old-age provision: questions about own private pension; reasons why the respondent has not provided for one´s own age; consent to statements on private pensions; questions about a possible occupational pension scheme. Questions about the relationship of the older and younger generation. Demography: sex; age; education; targeted graduation; employment; occupational position; marital status; confession; household net income. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; federal state; city size; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • Social Policy
  • Saving, Investment of Money
Topics Topics
  • 14.3 Social welfare systems/structures
  • 17.2 Income, property and investment/saving


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseResident population aged 18 to 35 years in private households
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data Collectordimap, Bonn
Date of Collection
  • 24.05.2017 - 16.06.2017

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2017-12-29 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Notes The study was conducted on behalf of the Federal Press Office.
Number of Units: 1003
Number of Variables: 108
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata, CSV


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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.