Biography 2017 [instrument]


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0 This questionnaire complements information of the green personal questionnaire. Attention: Youth, born 1999 need to complete the red youth questionnaire. Your participation is voluntary but the scientific relevance of this study depends crucially on the participation of every member of every household. Therefore we ask that: You allow our representative to carry out this interview, or you carefully fill out the questionnaire yourself. intro
1 Before handing in the questionnaire, please enter in accordance with the address log: 0
2 Citizenship and Origin b1
3 Where were you born? 1
4 Where is your birthplace located today? 2
5 Did you come due to flight or expulsion after the second world war until 1950 on the today's territory of Germany? 3
6 When did you move to Germany? 4
7 There are different judicial principles for moving in to Germany. Which of the following immigrant categories did you belong to when you moved to Germany? 5
8 Have you had a job commitment, so a contract of employment or a contract for self-employment in Germany before your immigration to Germany? 6
9 What is your current residence status? 7
10 Which of the following would best describe your living situation immediately after moving to Germany? 8
11 Which of the following reasons was the main reason for you to come to Germany? 9
12 At your arrival, did you have any support of relatives or acquaintances who already lived in Germany? 10
13 The next question is about your knowledge of the German language. 11
14 Did you attend German language courses? 12
15 If you compare once: in which professional position were you working at your last job before your moved to Germany? And which professional position at your first job in Germany? 13
16 Do you have the german citizenship today? 14
17 Do you have a second citizenship in addition to your German? 15
18 Have you had German citizenship since birth or did you acquire it at a later date? 16
19 What citizenship did you have before? 17
20 And in what year did you acquire German citizenship? 18
21 What is your citizenship? 19
22 Where did you live before German reunification, i.e. before 1989? 20
23 To change the subject, how long have you lived in your current home? 21
24 Except this apartment, so the apartment in which the survey budget lives, do you have another apartment, where you even live or spend your vacation in? 22
25 Childhood and Parental Home b2
26 Where did you spend the majority of your childhood up to the age of 15? Was it ... 23
27 Do you still live in the same city or area today? 24
28 How many years of your childhood (up to the age of 15) did you live with the following persons? 25
29 Does your mother and father live in this household? 26
30 Does your father / mother still live? If so, where does he / she live? If not, when did he / she die? 27
31 When was your father / mother born (year)? 28
32 Was your father / mother born in Germany? 29
33 Does or did your father / mother have German citizenship? 30
34 What type of school-leaving certificate did your father / mother attain? 31
35 Did your father / mother complete vocational training or a university degree? 32
36 If applicable: What was your father’s / mother’s occupation when you were 15 years old? 33
37 Which of the following categories describes your father’s / mother’s occupational status when you were 15 years old? 34
38 Does / did your father / mother belong to a church or religious group? 35
39 If you think back ... b3
40 Have you regularly attended a kindergarten, a children's day center or a similar institution? 36
41 At what age did you start with the regular visit of this institution? 37
42 How interested and involved were your parents in your grades and progress at school? 38
43 Can you remember your last report card from school? What were your grades in the following three subjects? 39
44 How often did you argue or fight with your parents when you were 15 years old? 40
45 Were you actively involved in musical activities growing up? For example, did you sing or play a musical instrument? 41
46 Were you involved in extracurricular sports in your youth? 42
47 Which sports you played was most important to you? 43
48 Did you play this sport competitively? 44
49 When you were 15 years old ... and afterwards b4
50 We would like to ask you now for some information about your personal history starting at age of 15. Please fill out the table below as follows: 45
51 Your education b5
52 We now ask for details on some issues of your life history, which have to do with the training and the profession. First to the school: 46
53 Where did you last attend school? Was it... 47
54 How many years did you attend school?. 48
55 What type of school-leaving certificate did you attain? 49
56 In which German federal state (Bundesland) did you last attend school? 50
57 What type of school-leaving certificate did you attain? 51
58 If you think back to the last grade of school you attended: How many of your fellow students or their parents were not from Germany? 52
59 Do you intend to attain a school-leaving certificate in the future? 53
60 What is the highest degree you plan to attain? 54
61 Have you completed vocational training or university studies in Germany? 55
62 What type of vocational or university degree did you attain and when did you attain it? 56
63 Have you completed vocational training or university studies in another country than Germany? 57
64 What kind of education or training was it? 58
65 When did you complete this education or training? 59
66 Did you receive a transcript or certificate documenting the successful completion of this training or education? 60
67 Did you apply for a recognition of your degree in Germany? 61
68 Do you intend to complete vocational / occupational training or attain a university degree in the future? 62
69 Employment b6
70 If you already were employed: How old were you when you first started working? 63
71 Are you still doing the same job ? 64
72 Are you still in the same working position when you first startet? 65
73 Are you still working for the same employer? 66
74 What occupational status did you have at that time (in your first job)? 67
75 What was your job title at that time (in your first job)? 68
76 What kind of training is usually required for this kind of work? 69
77 Was the company you worked for at that time part of the public sector or public administration? 70
78 What sector of business or industry was your company or institution active in for the most part? 71
79 Have you changed your occupation one or more times since then, such that the type of work you do has changed significantly? 72
80 Are you gainfully employed at the present time? 73
81 When was the last year in which you were gainfully employed? 74
82 Were you last employed full-time, part-time, or marginally in your last job? 75
83 Was the company where you held your last job part of the public sector or public administration? 76
84 What sector of business or industry was your company or institution active in for the most part? 77
85 What was your occupational status in your last job? 78
86 Have you performed any of the following voluntary services? 79
87 Did you do compulsory military service or community service in place of military service? 80
88 Do you have or had any siblings? 81
89 Do you have or had children? If so, how much? 82
90 The following is about partnership and marriage. The questions are always asked in terms of the relationship, regardless of whether you got married in this relationship or not. Whether you have been married in the particular relationship or not will be clarified in subsequent questions. The questions are about both, the current relationship, as well as former relationships. We begin with the current relationship and then ask you retrospectively about the steady relationships you had before.Concerning the previous relations, we speak of a steady relationship if it lasted six months or longer. 83
91 Realisation of the interview b7
92 What date do we have today and at which time have you finished your survey? a
93 How was the interview conducted? b
94 Duration of the interview: c
95 Other notes: d
96 Thank you for your participation! int
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