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German Social Survey (ALLBUS), 1991 (ICPSR 9832) RSS

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The German Social Survey (ALLBUS) monitors social trends in Germany. The special topics of investigation for this data collection included attitudes towards politics, economics, environmental issues, work and profession, social structure, marriage and family, religion, and goals of the middle class in West and East Germany, with particular emphasis on differences between the two. Basic demographic and socioeconomic data also were collected.

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Study Description


Mohler, Peter Ph., Michael Braun, Erwin K. Scheuch, and Michael Hader. German Social Survey (ALLBUS), 1991. ICPSR09832-v1. Cologne, Germany: Zentralarchiv fuer empirische Sozialforschung/Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 1992. doi:10.3886/ICPSR09832.v1

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This study was funded by:

  • German Development Corporation (331/2-1)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   career goals, economic conditions, environment, families, German reunification, life satisfaction, marriage, middle class, political attitudes, public opinion, religious attitudes, social attitudes, social issues, social structure, socioeconomic status, trends, work attitudes

Geographic Coverage:   Germany, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1991

Date of Collection:  

  • 1991-05--1991-07

Universe:   German-speaking persons 18 years of age and over living in private households in Germany.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook and SPSS Control Cards for this data collection are in German.

Produced by Zentralarchiv fuer empirische Sozialforschung (Cologne, Germany) and Zentrum fuer Umfragen, Methoden und Analysen (Mannheim, Germany), 1991.


Data Source:

personal interviews, and self-enumerated questionnaires


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