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German Social Survey (ALLBUS) Cumulative File, 1980-1990 (ICPSR 6101) RSS

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This data collection contains data from three multithematic inquiries into changes occurring within society in the Federal Republic of Germany. Each of the surveys dealt with a variety of social and political topics, including attitudes toward and personal importance placed on work, family and children, and religion, self-described social status, sense of receiving one's "just share" from society, attitudes toward governmental priorities, desired levels of social and defense spending, and attitudes toward the political parties.

Access Notes

  • This data collection has been deaccessioned; it is no longer distributed by ICPSR.

Study Description


Allerbeck, Klaus, et al. German Social Survey (ALLBUS) Cumulative File, 1980-1990. ICPSR06101-v1. Cologne, West Germany: Zentralarchiv fuer empirische Sozialforschung/Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 1993. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06101.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   children, defense spending, families, government performance, government spending, life satisfaction, political attitudes, political parties, public opinion, religious attitudes, social attitudes, social expenditures, social issues, social justice, socioeconomic status, trends

Geographic Coverage:   Germany, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1980--1990

Universe:   German citizens aged 18 or older living in private households in the Federal Republic of Germany and in West Berlin.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook for this collection is in German.


Sample:   Multistage random sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews, and telephone interviews


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