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ZA6639: The Year 2017 in Review

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2018): The Year 2017 in Review. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6639 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6639
TitleThe Year 2017 in Review
Current Version1.0.0, 2018-6-29,
Date of Collection05.12.2017 - 06.12.2017
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin


AbstractThe year 2017 in review. Topics: satisfaction with the political developments in Germany in selected policy areas (labor market policy, economic policy, foreign policy, health policy, education policy, internal security, pension policy, family policy, financial policy, environmental policy, energy policy and refugee policy); satisfaction with the work of the federal government in 2017; satisfaction with the work of Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2017; confidence or fears for the coming year with regard to political developments in Germany. Demography: sex; age; highest educational degree; employment status; household size; number of persons in the household aged 14 years and over; party preference; eligible to vote; household income; survey by mobile phone or landline phone. Additionally coded was: serial number; weighting factor; date of interview; size of location (BIK regions); federal state; survey area west / east.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniversePersons aged 14 years and over
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone Interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Date of Collection
  • 05.12.2017 - 06.12.2017

Errata & Versions

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

Further Remarks

NotesThe study was conducted on behalf of the Federal Press Office.
Number of Units: 1011
Number of Variables: 34
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.