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

Principal Investigator(s): Allerbeck, Klaus, et al.


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. Additional information may be available in Data Collection Notes.

    The codebook for this collection is in German.

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. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06101.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/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 Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook for this collection is in German.


Sample:    Multistage random sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews, and telephone interviews


Original ICPSR Release:   1993-05-02