Questionnaire 2016 (Boost Sample) [instrument]

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0 Living in Germany Survey 2016 Project 112513 - Wave 1 Innovation survey continuation title1
1 Attention! zeitstart
2 Start time: zeitstart2
3 Project 112513 – wave 1 – innovation survey continuation – questionnaire Valid area of list numbers: 6501 to 6750 / 6900 (for test interviews 9999) a000
4 Which person of the household <household number> you want to interview? Person number / name / year of birth / sex a000a
5 Begin / Screening b1
6 New respondent q1000
7 First name of respondent q4000
8 What was your occupational status before moving to Germany? q5000
9 In which year are you born? q6000
10 In which month are you born? q7000
11 Is the respondent respectively the person who answers the questions about the household the head of household? q1
12 Household questionnaire b2
13 We'll start with questions about your household as a whole. q2
14 It is important to verify any change of the housing situation before the response of questions on the household. The first question is about the household composition, hence whether the persons of your household are the same and as well in the same dwelling. q3
15 Dwelling b3
16 When did you move into this dwelling? q4
17 What kind of a house is it in which you live? q5
18 Is it a rooming house, guesthouse, or a similar accommodation? q6
19 When, approximately, was the building built in which your dwelling is located? q7
20 Can you provide the exact year in which the building was built? q8_1972
21 Can you provide the exact year in which the building was built? q8_1981
22 Can you provide the exact year in which the building was built? q8_1991
23 Can you provide the exact year in which the building was built? q8_2001
24 Can you also provide the exact year in which the building was built? q8_2011
25 How large is the total living space in this flat? q10
26 The next questions deal with the costs of living in your dwelling. First the question: Are you living in the dwelling as ... q11
27 Tenants b4
28 What applies to your rental contract? q12a
29 Tenants: Rent and incidental costs b5
30 How much is the monthly rent at present? q12
31 Now we have some questions on your incidentals. q13
32 Tenants: Incidentals: heating costs b6
33 Are the monthly costs for heat included in your rent? q14
34 How much are the monthly costs for heat (warm water costs included) on average? q15
35 Tenants: Incidentals: Electricity costs b7
36 Are the monthly costs for electricity included in your rent? q16
37 How much are the monthly electricity costs on average? q17
38 Tenants: Incidentals: gas costs b8
39 What are your monthly costs for gas? q18
40 Tenants: Incidentals: Other levies in rent b9
41 Did you include all incidentals (also water, garbage disposal, etc.) in the just mentioned rent? q19
42 How much do you spend for incidentals like water, garbage disposal and all not yet mentioned cost allocation monthly on average? q20
43 Are you able to pay the rent without any difficulty? q21
44 Proprietary b10
45 Do you still have financial obligations, for example loans or a mortgage, for this house or flat in which you live? q22
46 How much are the monthly loan or mortgage payments including interest for this/these loan/s or mortgage/s? q23
47 Are you able to pay the mortgage/interest payments without any difficulty? q24
48 How much did you spend for maintenance and modernization of this dwelling / this house in the last calendar year? q25
49 How much did you spend for heating (including hot water) in the last calendar year? q26
50 How much did you spend for electricity in the last calendar year? q27
51 How much did you spend for water, garbage disposal, street cleaning and all additional not yet mentioned cost allocation in the last calendar year? q28
52 Do you pay assessment fees for a building management or similar? q29
53 How much do you pay per month in management / maintenance fees? q30
54 Leasing b11
55 Did you or someone in your household receive income from renting/ leasing land or a house / flat in the last calendar year? q31
56 About how much was the total income from letting or leasing in the last calendar year? q32
57 Did you have any costs for maintenance and modernization in these let or leased objects in the last calendar year? q33
58 How much did you spend for maintenance and modernization in these let or leased objects in the last calendar year? q34
59 Did you pay any repayments, interests or mortgages for these let or leased objects in the last calendar year? q35
60 How much did you spend for repayments, interests or mortgages for these let or leased objects in the last calendar year? q36
61 Loans and Interests base1
62 Are you or is someone else in your household currently paying back loans and interest for purchases or other expenditures? q37
63 How much is the monthly rate, including interests that you pay on these loans? q38
64 Did you or another member of the household own any of the following savings or investment securities in the last calendar year? q39
65 How much was your total income from interest, dividends and profits from all investments in the last calendar year? q40
66 Please estimate the amount according to the following categories. q41
67 Governmental benefits and income b12
68 Did you or one of the members of your household currently receive any of the following governmental benefits? q42
69 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in child benefits (Kindergeld)? Please do not include the supplementary child benefit (Kinderzuschlag). q43
70 And for how many children are you receiving child benefits (Kindergeld) for? q44
71 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in supplementary child benefits (Kinderzuschlag) in addition to child benefits (Kindergeld)? q45
72 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month in childcare allowance (Betreuungsgeld)? q46
73 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in unemployment benefit II (Arbeitslosengeld II), including social benefit and accommodation expenses (Sozialgeld, Unterkunftskosten)? q47
74 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month for long-term care insurance benefits (Leistungen der Pflegeversicherung)? q48
75 What is the amount that you or another household member receive monthly as assistance for livelihood? q49
76 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in basic income support for the elderly / those with reduced earning capacity (Grundsicherung im Alter oder bei Erwerbsminderung)? q50
77 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month is housing allowance? q51
78 If you take a look at the total income of all members of the household: How much is the monthly household net income today? q52
79 Is your household income... q53
80 Is your household income... q54
81 Is your household income... q55
82 Is your household income... q56
83 Is your household income... q57
84 Savings, assets, care base2
85 Do you have normally some money left at the end of a month, which you can save or put aside? This can include regular savings deposits for asset formation such as: savings plan of bank, a personal pension scheme with state grant (Riester- or Rüruprente), other personal pension schemes, building savings contracts, cash-value life insurances, capital formation savings payment. We are also looking for precautionary saving such as for a larger purchase or for a state of emergency. q58
86 How much do you have left per month for asset formation? q59
87 How much do you have left per month for precautionary saving? q60
88 Does someone in your household need care or assistance on a constant basis due to age, sickness or medical treatment? q61
89 Does the person in need of care receive nursing care insurance benefits (Pflegeversicherung)? q62
90 What is the level of care for that person as it is approved by the nursing care insurance? q63
91 Personal questionnaire – Part 1 b13
92 We now want to ask you some questions about real estate immobilien
93 Innovation module real estate: Rental price trend b120
94 Now I want to talk to you about your expectations on the development of rents for residential properties in your local area. Please think of newly concluded contracts. q63a
95 How will the rents of residential properties develop in the next two years compared to today? q63b
96 What do you think about the rents in two years: What percentage will these lie above the present rents? q63c1
97 What do you think about the rents in two years: What percentage will these lie below the present rents? q63c2
98 How will the rents of residential properties develop in the next 30 years compared to today? q63d
99 What do you think about the rents in 30 years: What percentage will these lie above the present rents? q63e1
100 What do you think about the rents in 30 years: What percentage will these lie below the present rents? q63e2
101 According to your opinion: What percentage of the households can pay their rents without problems? q63f
102 Innovation module: Evaluation of other people base3
103 According to your opinion: What percentage of the households living in condominiums can pay their redemption respectively interest without problems? q63g
104 Innovation module real estate: purchase price trend b30
105 In the following we ask you about your expectations on the development of purchase prices for residential properties in your local area. q63h
106 How will the purchase prices of residential properties develop in the next 2 years compared to today? q63i
107 What do you think about the purchase prices in 2 years: What percentage will these lie above the present prices? q63j
108 What do you think about the purchase prices in 2 years: What percentage will these lie below the present prices? q63k
109 How will the purchase prices of residential properties develop in the next 30 years compared to today? q63l
110 What do you think about the purchase prices in 30 years: What percentage will these lie above the present prices? q63m
111 What do you think about the purchase prices in 30 years: What percentage will these lie below the present prices? q63n
112 How probable will you buy a residential property for personal need or for leasing? If you already own a residential property, please enter the probability of buying one more. q63p
113 Satisfaction and feelings base4
114 Now we have a few question about you personally. person
115 First of all, we ask you about your satisfaction with different areas in your life. How satisfied are you right now with the following areas of your life? q64
116 Thinking back on the last four weeks, please state how often you have experienced each of the following feelings very rarely, rarely, occasionally, often, or very often. How often have you felt... q80
117 Do you feel that what you are doing in your life is valuable and useful? q87
118 Personality (Risk) b14
119 How do you rate yourself personally? In general, are you someone who is ready to take risks or do you try to avoid risks (risk-averse)? q105
120 How do you judge the risk behavior of residents in Germany? q105a
121 Changing module: Goals in life b56
122 Various things can be important for various people. Are the following things currently ... for you? Very important, important, less important or not at all important? q106
123 Politics b15
124 Generally speaking, how much are you interested in politics? Very interested, moderately interested, not so interested, or completely disinterested? q107
125 Many people in Germany tend to one party in the long-term, even if they occasionally vote for another party. Do you tend to a particular party? q108
126 To which party do you tend? q109
127 And to what extent do you tend to this party? q110
128 Innovation modules data security and financial market expectation b83
129 Now we talk about web usage and your expectations on the financial market. q227a
130 Innovation module data security b84
131 How often do you use a credit card in the internet? q227b
132 How often do you change one of your passwords respectively PINs? q227c
133 What do you think: How often do internet companies pass information on your activities to each other? q227d
134 How do you judge the behavior of internet companies passing information on your activity to each other? q227e
135 Innovation module financial market expectation b85
136 In the following we want to ask you some questions about financial issues. These refer to the German index of stocks (DAX), which summarizes the economic development of 30 major enterprises. We want to know from you how you expect the future development of the DAX, presented in profit or loss compared to the current value. q227f
137 Initially we focus on the next year (next 12 months). Do you expect the DAX to show rather profit or loss compared to the current value? q227g
138 Please quantify: How much profit/loss in percent do you expect in the next year in total? q227h
139 Now we refer to the next two years (24 months): Do you expect the DAX to show rather profit or loss compared to the current value? q227i
140 Please quantify: How much profit/loss in percent do you expect in the next two years in total? q227j
141 Finally we focus on the next 30 years: Do you expect the DAX to show rather profit or loss compared to the current value? q227k
142 Please quantify: How much profit/loss in percent do you expect in the next 30 years in total? q227l
143 Innovation module risk b105
144 Please imagine the following situation: You have the choice between a safe payment and a lottery. In detail: Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 160 Euro. q105b
145 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 80 Euro. q105c
146 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 40 Euro. q105d
147 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 60 Euro. q105e
148 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 70 Euro. q105f
149 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 50 Euro. q105g
150 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 20 Euro. q105h
151 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 30 Euro. q105i
152 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 10 Euro. q105j
153 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 120 Euro. q105k
154 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 100 Euro. q105l
155 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 90 Euro. q105m
156 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 110 Euro. q105n
157 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 140 Euro. q105o
158 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 150 Euro. q105p
159 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 130 Euro. q105q
160 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 240 Euro. q105r
161 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 200 Euro. q105s
162 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 180 Euro. q105t
163 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 190 Euro. q105u
164 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 170 Euro. q105v
165 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 220 Euro. q105w
166 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 230 Euro. q105x
167 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 210 Euro. q105y
168 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 280 Euro. q105z
169 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 260 Euro. q105aa
170 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 270 Euro. q105ab
171 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 250 Euro. q105ac
172 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 300 Euro. q105ad
173 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 290 Euro. q105ae
174 Do you prefer a 50% opportunity to win 300 Euro while you do not win anything by 50% or a safe payment of 310 Euro. q105af
175 Are you sure you do not want to answer this question? q105.sicher
176 Partnership b18
177 Let's talk about another topic again. themawechsel
178 What is your family status? q127
179 Are you in a serious/permanent relationship? q128
180 Does your partner live in the same household? q129
181 Please state the first name of your partner. q130
182 CV: Nationality b19
183 Were you born in Germany? q131
184 What country were you born in? q132
185 When did you move to the Federal Republic of Germany? q133
186 Do you have German citizenship? q134
187 What is your country of citizenship? q135
188 Have you had German citizenship since birth or did you acquire it at a later date? q136
189 CV: Partnership module b20
190 The following questions deal with partnership and marriage or registered same-sex partnerships (eingetragene gleichgeschlechtliche Partnerschaft). All of these questions deal with your relationship, whether you are married or not. Some questions deal with your current relationship and others deal with past relationships. We will start with your current relationship A and then ask you to look back on relationships you had before B, C and D. In the case of past relationships, we are talking about relationships that lasted six months or longer. q137 einleitung
191 Are you currently in a relationship? q138
192 Relationship A q139
193 Relationship A started [year] q140
194 Relationship started [year] When did you move together with you partner? q141
195 Relationship A started [year] q142
196 Relationship A started [year] q143
197 Relationship A started [year] q144
198 Relationship A started [year] q145
199 Relationship A started [year] q146
200 Relationship A started [year] q147
201 Relationship A started [year] q148
202 Relationship B/C/D q149
203 Relationship B/C/D q150
204 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q151
205 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q152
206 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q153
207 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q154
208 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q155
209 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q156
210 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q157
211 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q158
212 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q159
213 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q160
214 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q161
215 CV: Siblings b21
216 Did you or do you have any siblings? If yes, how many brothers and how many sisters? q170
217 Is one of them your twin brother or twin sister? q171
218 CV: Other b22
219 How many of your first 15 years of life did you live with the following persons? q172
220 Where did you live before German reunification, that is, before 1989? q173
221 Do you have another home in which you yourself reside or spend your vacation? q174
222 Which house/flat is your primary domicile? q175
223 CV: Children b28
224 Do or did you have further children who are not living with you in the same household. If yes, how much? q221
225 IF [Number = 1] We would now like some general information about your child which does not live in your household. IF [Number > 1] We would now like some general information about each of your children which do not live in your household.. Please start with your first (oldest) child and end with your last (youngest) child. q222 info
226 Please state the first name of the child, which does not live in the household anymore. q223
227 The child is ... q224
228 In which year and month is <first name> born? q225
229 Where does this child currently live? q226
230 Personal questionnaire – Part 2 b29
231 From which of the following income sources do you personally receive money currently? q228
232 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Withdrawals from a firm. If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q229a
233 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Own pension If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q229b
234 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Widower's pension, orphan's pension If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q229c
235 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Unemployment benefit (“Arbeitslosengeld”) If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q229d
236 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. maternity allowance during maternity leave (“Mutterschaftsgeld”),parental allowance and child-raising allowance (“Elterngeld”, “Erziehnugsgeld”) If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q229e
237 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. state support for higher education (“BAföG”), scholarship, vocational training support (“Berufsausbildungsbeihilfe”) If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q229f
238 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Alimony from former spouse or life partner, including child support If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q229g
239 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Alimony from maintenance advance fund If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q229h
240 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Other types of financial assistance from persons who do not live in the household If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q229i
241 Have you done paid work during the last 7 days, even if only for an hour or a few hours? q299
242 IF [Woman & age <= 49] Are you currently on maternity leave or legislatively regulated parental leave (“Elternzeit”)? IF [Man OR (Woman & age > 49)] Are you currently on legislatively regulated parental leave (“Elternzeit”)? q300
243 CV: education b31
244 Do you hold a school leaving certificate? q308
245 In which country did you receive your school leaving certificate? q309
246 What type of school leaving certificate did you receive? q310
247 What type of school leaving certificate did you receive? q311
248 Please state the other school-leaving certificate. q312
249 What type of school-leaving certificate did you attain? q313
250 What year did you last attend school? q314
251 Did you complete vocational training or a university degree? q315
252 What type of vocational training or university degree did you receive? q316
253 Please name your other vocational training or university degree. q317
254 Are you currently enrolled in an educational or training program? In other words: are you in school or higher education, working on a doctors degree, completing vocational training, or taking part in further training? q318
255 What type of education or training are you pursuing? q319
256 What kind of general education / secondary school is it? q320
257 Innovation module self-assessment b130
258 Let's talk about another topic. If we ask you questions about the subject of nature, would you answers be rather correct or wrong? q130a
259 Numerical: If we ask 100 randomly selected people in Germany, how many would answer correctly more questions than you? q130b
260 If we ask you about mathematics, would you answer rather correctly or wrong? q130c
261 Numerical: If we ask 100 randomly selected people in Germany about mathematics, how many would answer correctly more questions than you? q130d
262 Please answer now a question within 20 seconds. Name as many plant species as possible. The time is running - now. q130e
263 Now answer another question within 20 seconds. Continue the multiplication tables of the base 7 as far as possible. Starting with 7, 14, etc. The time is running - now. q130f
264 CV: Unemployment b32
265 Have you been registered as unemployed at the employment office (Arbeitsamt) at any time in the last 10 years, that is, from the beginning of 2006 to today? q333
266 How often have you been unemployed since 2006 to this day? q334
267 Are you registered as unemployed at the Employment Office ("Arbeitsamt")? q335
268 If you add up all your periods of unemployment up to the present day, how many months are you unemployed between 2006 and today altogether? q336
269 How many jobs or employers have you had in the last 10 years since the beginning of 2006? q337
270 Work and profession base5
271 Did you resign from a professional activity or a job after December 31, 2014, which you had before this date? q338
272 When did you stop working in this employment? If you ceased to work in several employments since December 2014, please just refer to your last employment. q339
273 Do you currently practice an employment? What applies to your case? Please indicate your employment if you are a retiree or a person working in the federal volunteer service and in addition practice an employment. q340
274 Is this part-time employment provided for under the Federal Child-Raising Allowance Act (Bundeserziehungsgeldgesetz)? q341
275 Is the job part of a job-creation measure (ABM) or is it a so-called 1-Euro Job (community work)? q342
276 Is the job marginal part-time work in accordance with the 400/800-euro rule (Mini-Job / Midi-Job)? q343
277 What was the last year in which you were employed? q345
278 In your last job, were you employed full-time, part-time, or in marginal or irregular employment? q346
279 Does the company in which you were employed last belong to the public sector? q347
280 In which branch of business or industry is your company or institution active for the most part? q348
281 What is the occupational status in which you were employed at last? q349
282 What is the occupational status in which you were employed at last? q350
283 What kind of self-employment was your last occupation about? q351
284 Please specify the number of your employees and staff. q352
285 Have you recently worked as ...? q353
286 What is the occupational status in which you were employed at last as a white-collar worker? q354
287 What is the occupational status in which you were employed at last as a civil servant? q355
288 Do you intend to engage in paid employment in the future? q356
289 Have you actively looked for work within the last four weeks? q357
290 If someone offered you an appropriate position right now, could you start working within the next two weeks? q358
291 Did you change your job or start a new one after December 31, 2014? q359
292 How often did you change your job or start a new one after December 31, 2014? Please note: Please answer also “Yes”, if you restarted again your former job after a break due to e.g. maternity protection / parental leave q360
293 When did you start your current job? q361
294 Which kind of occupational change did you experience? If you changed your job more than once, please refer to your last change. q362
295 What is your current position/ occupation? q363
296 Do you work for a public sector employer? q364
297 In which branch of business or industry is your company or institution active for the most part? q365
298 Innovation module language b81
299 Attention: the next two questions are just for you as the interviewer. Please do not let the interviewee see the screen and do not read out the questions loud! achtung
300 ATTENTION: Only the interviewer should answer this question! How would you evaluate the language of the interviewee during the interview? q365a
301 ATTENTION: Only the interviewer should answer this question! How would you evaluate your own language? q365b
302 Now I would like to ask you some questions about your language and dialect. Some people speak High German, others speak dialect or Low German. Other people change between these depending on the situation. q365c
303 Can you speak a German dialect or Low German? q365d
304 Can you specify this dialect or type of Low German? q365e
305 How important is Low German/your dialect as a part of your identity? q365f
306 What about your parents? Can or was your mother able to speak a German dialect or Low German? q365h
307 What type of dialect respectively Low German can or was your mother able to speak? q365j
308 Can or was your father able to speak a German dialect or Low German? q365i
309 What type of dialect respectively Low German can or was your father able to speak? q365k
310 Please remember now the time when you were about 10 years old. Please answer this question in the way you expect your parents to respond at this time. If you are not sure about your answer, share the best evaluation you can give. How important was Low German/the dialect for your father as a part of his identity? q365l
311 Please remember now the time when you were about 10 years old. Please answer this question in the way you expect your parents to respond at this time. If you are not sure about your answer, share the best evaluation you can give. How important was Low German/the dialect for your mother as a part of her identity? q365m
312 How do you normally speak with your children? Do you speak dialect/Low German, High German or both? q365o
313 How do you normally speak with your parents? Do you speak dialect/Low German, High German or both? q365p
314 How do you normally speak with your colleagues at work? Do you speak dialect/Low German, High German or both? q365q
315 How do you normally speak to a doctor in a hospital? Do you speak dialect/Low German, High German or both? q365r
316 Please remember again your childhood. When your mother spoke with your grandparents, did she speak dialect/Low German, High German or both? q365s
317 Please remember again your childhood. When your father spoke with your grandparents, did he speak dialect/Low German, High German or both? q365t
318 How would you rate your High German in comparison to a news reader (e.g. in public television's "Tagesschau")? q365u
319 How often do other people notice from which region you come from when you speak High German to them? q366v
320 How often do other people notice from which region you come from when you speak dialect/Low German to them? q365w
321 In which town did you live when you were 10 years? If the name of our town occurs multiple times or is very small, please also name a close city. q365wb
322 Please remember your time in the primary school. How would you describe the language of the majority of your classmates? q365x
323 How far was this distance to your maternal grand parents when you were 10 years old? q365y
324 How far was this distance to your paternal grand parents when you were 10 years old? q365z
325 Please evaluate your English skills using the scale of school grades from 1 to 6. q365aa
326 Personal questionnaire – Part 3 b33
327 Occupational status and work time base6
328 What is your current occupational status? q381
329 In your position at work, do you supervise others? In other words, do people work under your direction? q382
330 What is your current occupational status as a blue-collar worker? q383
331 What is your current occupational status as a white-collar worker? q384
332 What is your current occupational status as a civil servant? q385
333 What is your current occupational status as an apprentice / trainee or intern? q386
334 Since when are you working for your current employer? q387
335 Is this work temporary or on a contractual basis? (Zeitarbeit / Leiharbeit) q388
336 Do you have a permanent or a fixed-term employment contract? q389
337 How many employees does your company have approximately in total? This question is not just about your local commercial unit. q390
338 What is your current occupational status as a self-employed? q391
339 Please specify the number of your employees and staff. q392
340 What are your contractual working hours without overtime? q393
341 How many hours do you actually work per week on average, including any overtime? (If PSTELL=Self-Employed) How many hours do you work per week on average q394
342 Do you sometimes have to work in the evenings (after 6:00 p.m.) or at night (after 11:00 p.m.)? If so, how often? q395
343 Do you ever work weekends? If so, how often? q396
344 How much did you earn from your work last month? If you had extra income in the last month, e.g.: vacation pay or subsequent payments, please do not accout that. But please include overtime payments. If you are self-employed, please estimate your monthly income before and after tax. If possible, please state both: your gross income, which means income before tax and social security deductions and your net income, which means income after tax, social security, and unemployment and health insurance deductions. q397
345 Innovation modules income and full time: Maintaining working hours b407
346 Assume you work full time in the next years, independent of any real plans to reduce your working time or similar. Please think of full time jobs which you can practice with your qualification. q407a
347 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn one year from now? q407b
348 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn 2 years from now? q407c
349 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn 10 years from now? q407d
350 Innovation modules income and full time: Changing working hours b89
351 Please imagine you switch to a part-time job with 20 hours per week. Please think of part-time jobs which you can practice with your qualification. q407e
352 What monthly gross income do you expect with a part-time job of 20 hours per week? q407dx
353 How likely do you think will this part-time job with 20 hours per week yield a gross income of less than [XX2A - 20%] per month? q407ex
354 How likely do you think will this part-time job with 20 hours per week yield a gross income of more than [XX2A - 20%] per month? q407f
355 Innovation modules income and full time: Maintaining part-time work b94
356 Assume you work part-time with 20 hours per week in the next years. Please think of full time jobs which you can practice with your qualification. q407g
357 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn one year from now? q407h
358 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn 2 years from now? q407i
359 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn 10 years from now? q407j
360 Innovation modules income and full time: Average employee in full-time work b95
361 Please think of average employees working full time. What monthly gross income do you expect them to earn one year from now? q407k
362 What monthly gross income do you expect for average employees to earn 2 years from now? q407l
363 What monthly gross income do you expect for average employees to earn 10 years from now? q407m
364 Let's have a look at average employees in full time jobs. Assume these employees to change to part-time jobs with 20 hours per week. Please think of part-time jobs which these employees can practice with their qualification. What monthly gross income do you expect them to earn? q407n
365 Innovation modules income and part-time: Maintaining working hours b87
366 Assume you work part-time in the next years. Please think of part-time jobs which you can practice with your qualification. q407o
367 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn one year from now? q407p
368 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn 2 years from now? q407q
369 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn 10 years from now? q407r
370 Innovation modules income and part-time: Changing working hours b91
371 Please imagine you switch to a full time job with 40 hours per week. Please think of full time jobs which you can practice with your qualification. q407s
372 What monthly gross income do you expect for a full time job of 40 hours per week? q407sx
373 How likely do you think will a full time job with 40 hours per week yield a gross income of less than [XX2B - 20%] per month? q407t
374 How likely do you think will a full time job with 40 hours per week yield a gross income of more than [XX2B - 20%] per month? q407u
375 Innovation modules income and part-time: Maintaining full-time work b92
376 Assume you work full time with 40 hours per week in the next years. Please think of full time jobs which you can practice with your qualification. q407v
377 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn one year from now? q407w
378 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn 2 years from now? q407x
379 What monthly gross income do you expect to earn 10 years from now? q407y
380 Innovation modules income and part-time: Average employee in part-time work b93
381 Please think of average employees working part-time. What monthly gross income do you expect them to earn one year from now assuming they continue to work part-time? q407z
382 Please think of average employees working part-time. What monthly gross income do you expect them to earn 2 years from now assuming they continue to work part-time? q407aa
383 Please think of average employees working part-time. What monthly gross income do you expect them to earn 10 years from now assuming they continue to work part-time? q407ab
384 Assume employees working part-time change to work in a full time job with 40 hours per week. Please think of full time jobs which these employees can practice with their qualification. What monthly gross income do you expect them to earn? q407ac
385 Secondary Employment base7
386 In addition to main position, household, apprenticeship or as retirees, sometimes people have a side job. Do you have one or more side jobs? q408
387 How much was your gross income respectively your representation allowance for this occupation in the last month? q409
388 Innovation module Calculating b96
389 Now we want to ask you some questions about the subjects of saving and finance. q418a
390 Assume that you have a 100 € deposit in your savings account. This credit bears interest at 2% per year and you leave it on this account for 5 years. How much credit will your savings account have after 5 years? q418b
391 Assume the interest of your savings account is 1% per year and the inflation rate is 2% per year. What do you think: One your from now, could you buy the same, more or less than today with the credit at your savings account. q418c
392 Is the following statement correct or wrong? The investment into shares of one company is less risky than into an equity fund. q418d
393 What is the main function of the stock market? q418e
394 Which of the following investment forms has the highest volatility of returns? q418f
395 Assuming that you have 100 € deposit in your savings account. This credit bears interest at 20% per year and you leave it on this account for 5 years. How much credit will your savings account have after 5 years? q418g
396 Can you pay the redemption respectively interest for your credits without problems? Please consider credits for purchases and other expenses. q418h
397 Now we want to pose some arithmetical problems. If you don't know the answer, please guess or click "I don't know". q418i
398 The probability to get a specific disease is about 10%. How many people of a group of 1,000 will probably become ill? q418j
399 A shop has sale with prices reduced by half of the original price for all products. Before the sale a sofa costs 300 euros. What is the price at the sale? q418k
400 A second-hand vehicle dealer sells a car for 6,000 euros. This price is two thirds of the new car's price. What is the price of the new car? q418l
401 Let's assume you have 2,000 euros at your savings account and you receive 10 percent of interest every year. How much money will you have at your savings account after two years? q418m
402 When you were at the age between 12 and 16, did your parents or grandparents motivate you to save money? q418n
403 Personal questionnaire – Part 4 b34
404 CV: Parents module b35
405 Do your mother and father live in this household? q426
406 CV: Parents module: Father b77
407 Was your father born in Germany? q427
408 Where was your father born? q428
409 Does or did your father have German citizenship? q429
410 What type of school leaving certificate did your father attain? q430
411 Did your father complete vocational training or a university degree? q431
412 What was your father's occupation when you were 15 years old? q432
413 What was your father's occupational status as a blue-collar worker? q433
414 What was your father's occupational status as a white-collar worker? q434
415 What was your father's occupational status as a civil servant? q435
416 What was your father's occupational status as a self-employed person? q436
417 What was your father's occupation when you were 15 years old? q437
418 CV: Parents module: Mother b76
419 Now about your mother. Was she born in Germany? q438
420 Where was your mother born? q439
421 Does or did your mother have German citizenship? q440
422 What type of school leaving certificate did your mother attain? q441
423 Did your mother complete vocational training or a university degree? q442
424 What was your mother's occupation when you were 15 years old? q443
425 What was your mother's occupational status as a blue-collar worker? q444
426 What was your mother's occupational status as a white-collar worker? q445
427 What was your mother's occupational status as a civil servant? q446
428 What was your mother's occupational status as a self-employed person? q447
429 What was your mother's occupation when you were 15 years old? q448
430 CV: Religion b36
431 Do you belong to a church or religious group? q449
432 What church or religious group do you belong to? Are you... q450
433 Please state what religious community you belong to. q451
434 Innovation module helpfulness b97
435 How do you estimate the will to share with others without expecting a return. Use a scale between 0 and 10 to answer the question. 0 means "not willing to share without expecting a return". 10 means "very willing to share without expecting a return". Use the values in between to make your estimate. q451a
436 Imagine the following situation: You have won 1,000 euros in a contest. How much would you donate for public good/charitable purposes considering your current (financial) situation? q451b
437 And now a question about your donations. We define donations here as spending money for social, church, cultural, community, and charitable aims, without receiving any direct compensation in return. These donations can be large sums of money but also smaller sums, for example, the change one puts into a collection box. We also count church offerings. Did you donate money last year, in 2015 – not counting membership fees? q451c
438 What is the total sum of your donations last year? q451d
439 Health b38
440 How would you describe your current health? Is it very good, good, satisfactory, poor or bad? q460
441 Now please think about the last four weeks. At this time did you always, often, sometimes, almost never or never... q461
442 Now please think about the last four weeks. At this time did you always, often, sometimes, almost never or never... q462
443 When you have to climb several flights of stairs, does your current health limit you greatly, somewhat, or not at all? q463
444 How many hours do you sleep on average on a normal weeknight? q464
445 And what about a normal night on the weekend? q465
446 Have you been officially assessed as being partially or fully incapable of working (erwerbsgemindert) or severely disabled (schwerbehindert)? q466
447 What is the extent of your reduced capacity to work (Erwerbsminderung) or disability (Schwerbehinderung) according to the last diagnosis (as a percentage)? q467
448 Have you gone to a doctor in the last three months? If so, please state how many times. q468
449 What about hospital stays in the last year — were you admitted to a hospital for at least one night in 2015? q469
450 How many days were you unable to work in 2015 due to illness? q470
451 Has a doctor diagnosed one or several of the following illnesses in the last two years? q471
452 What kind of health insurance do you have: statutory insurance or private insurance? q472
453 Changes b39
454 Has your family situation changed since December 31, 2014? Please indicate if any of the following applies to you, and if so, please state when each change occurred. q473
455 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474a
456 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474b
457 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474c
458 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474f
459 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474g
460 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474h
461 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474i
462 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474j
463 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474k
464 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474l
465 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474m
466 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474n
467 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474o
468 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474q
469 Finally, we would like to ask you about your satisfaction with your life in general. How satisfied are you with your life, all things considered? q475
470 What value do you estimate for the life satisfaction of residents in Germany in general? q475a
471 Thanks a lot for the interview! danke
472 Are there any other notes on the interview? q476
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