Questionnaire 2016 [instrument]

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0 Living in Germany Survey 2016 Project 110461 - Wave 1 Innovation survey continuation title01
1 Attention! title02
2 Start time: title03
3 Project 110461 – wave 1 – innovation survey continuation – questionnaire a000
4 Which person of the household <household number> you want to interview? Person number / name / year of birth / sex a000a
5 Your date of birth: pa2
6 Is the respondent respectively the person who answers the questions about the household the head of household? q1
7 We'll start with questions about your household as a whole. q2
8 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
9 When did you move into this dwelling? q4
10 What kind of a house is it in which you live? q5
11 Is it a rooming house, guesthouse, or a similar accommodation? q6
12 When, approximately, was the building built in which your dwelling is located? q7
13 Can you also provide the exact year in which the building was built? q8_2011
14 Can you also provide the exact year in which the building was built? q8_2001
15 Can you also provide the exact year in which the building was built? q8_1991
16 Can you also provide the exact year in which the building was built? q8_1981
17 Can you also provide the exact year in which the building was built? q8_1972
18 Has anything changed in terms of the size of your dwelling since our last questionnaire, e.g. because of modification or changed use? q9
19 How large is the total living space in this flat? q10
20 The next questions deal with the costs of living in your dwelling. First the question: Are you living in the dwelling as ... q11
21 How much is the monthly rent at present? q12
22 Now we have some questions on your incidentals. q13
23 Are the monthly costs for heat included in your rent? q14
24 How much are the monthly costs for heat (warm water costs included) on average? q15
25 Are the monthly costs for electricity included in your rent? q16
26 How much are the monthly electricity costs on average? q17
27 How much are the monthly costs for gas on average? q18
28 Did you include all incidentals (also water, garbage disposal, etc.) in the just mentioned rent? q19
29 How much do you spend for incidentals like water, garbage disposal and all not yet mentioned cost allocation monthly on average? q20
30 Are you able to pay the rent without any difficulty? q21
31 Do you still have financial obligations, for example loans or a mortgage, for this house or flat in which you live? q22
32 How much are the monthly loan or mortgage payments including interest for this/these loan/s or mortgage/s? q23
33 Are you able to pay the mortgage/interest payments without any difficulty? q24
34 How much did you spend for maintenance and modernization of this dwelling / this house in the last calendar year? q25
35 How much did you spend for heating (including hot water) in the last calendar year? q26
36 How much did you spend for electricity in the last calendar year? q27
37 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
38 Do you pay assessment fees for a building management or similar? q29
39 How much do you pay per month in management / maintenance fees? q30
40 Did you or someone in your household receive income from renting/ leasing land or a house / flat in the last calendar year? q31
41 About how much was the total income from letting or leasing in the last calendar year? q32
42 Did you have any costs for maintenance and modernization in these let or leased objects in the last calendar year? q33
43 How much did you spend for maintenance and modernization in these let or leased objects in the last calendar year? q34
44 Did you pay any repayments, interests or mortgages for these let or leased objects in the last calendar year? q35
45 How much did you spend for repayments, interests or mortgages for these let or leased objects in the last calendar year? q36
46 Are you or is someone else in your household currently paying back loans and interest for purchases or other expenditures? q37
47 How much is the monthly rate, including interests that you pay on these loans? q38
48 Did you or another member of the household own any of the following savings or investment securities in the last calendar year? q39
49 How much was your total income from interest, dividends and profits from all investments in the last calendar year? q40
50 Please estimate the amount according to the following categories. q41
51 Did you or one of the members of your household currently receive any of the following governmental benefits? q42
52 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in child benefits (Kindergeld)? <wenn "Kinderzuschlag" in Vorfrage> Please do not include the supplementary child benefit (Kinderzuschlag). q43
53 And for how many children are you receiving child benefits (Kindergeld) for? q44
54 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in supplementary child benefits (Kinderzuschlag) in addition to child benefits (Kindergeld)? q45
55 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month in childcare allowance (Betreuungsgeld)? q46
56 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
57 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month for long-term care insurance benefits (Leistungen der Pflegeversicherung)? q48
58 What is the amount that you or another household member receive monthly as assistance for livelihood? q49
59 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
60 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month is housing allowance? q51
61 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
62 Is your household net income... q53
63 Is your household net income... q54
64 Is your household net income... q55
65 Is your household net income... q56
66 Is your household net income... q57
67 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
68 How much do you have left per month for asset formation? q59
69 How much do you have left per month for precautionary saving? q60
70 Does someone in your household need care or assistance on a constant basis due to age, sickness or medical treatment? q61
71 Does the person in need of care receive nursing care insurance benefits (Pflegeversicherung)? q62
72 What is the level of care for that person as it is approved by the nursing care insurance? q63
73 Now we have a few personal questions. title04
74 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
75 Does a person within your circle of relatives, friends or close acquaintances need care or help because of age, disease or disability? This person can live in your household or outside. q65
76 Who is it? q66
77 What is the sex of this person? q67
78 Does this person receive long-term care insurance benefits (Pflegeversicherung)? q68
79 What is the level of care for that person as it is approved by the nursing care insurance? q69
80 Where does this person usually live? q70
81 Does this person receive care or help from you? q71
82 How many hours per day do you supply care or help for this person? Please state in each case the hours on average for a typical workday, Saturday or Sunday. q72
83 Does this person receive additional care from other persons or institutions? q73
84 Which other persons or institutions do supply also care for this person? q74
85 Does another person within your circle of relatives, friends or close acquaintances need care or help because of age, disease or disability? This person can live in your household or outside. q75
86 Thank you very much for answering the questions about care. We now start another topic. title05
87 In the following, we want to ask you about aging and social expectations. title06
88 Please think of your everyday life. In our society, we often face certain expectations of other people. The following questions relate to those expectations. q76
89 Now we are interested in how you prepare yourself for aging and to what extent you prepare yourself for age-related changes. q77
90 Now we are interested in your view of elderly people. Please state in how far the following statements are true in your opinion. q78
91 Now, please think of social and recreational activities in the higher age. q79
92 Thank you very much for your view on the topic "Aging and social expectations". title07
93 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
94 Now we have additional questions about your experiences with psychological counseling and therapy. q81
95 Have you ever heard or read about psychological therapies via the internet? q82
96 Did you ever make use of psychosocial or psychological counseling online? q83
97 Have you ever made use of an ambulant or in-patient psychotherapy? q84
98 Did your health insurance cover this therapy at least partially? q85
99 How often do you search for information on health and illness on the internet? q86
100 Do you feel that what you are doing in your life is valuable and useful? q87
101 Now we want to ask you about your everyday experiences related to the topic "esteem". q88
102 I will now read out some statements. Please tell me to what extent these statements apply to you. q89
103 Where exactly have you made the experience of other people not appreciating what you have done? q90
104 Which persons did not appreciate what you had done? q91
105 What do you think: What are the reasons for what you had done was not appreciated? q92
106 I will now read out a statement again. Please tell me to what extent this statement applies to you. q93
107 Where exactly have you made the experience of other people looking down on you? q94
108 Which persons did look down on you? q95
109 What do you think: What are the reasons that others looked down on you? q96
110 Please tell me, to what extent does the following statement apply to you? q97
111 Where exactly have you made the experience of other people appreciating what you are doing? q98
112 Which persons did appreciate what you had done? q99
113 What do you think: What are the reasons for what you had done was appreciated? q100
114 Now I want to know to what extent the following statement applies to you: q101
115 Where exactly have you made the experience of other people making you feel to be successful? q102
116 Which persons made you feel to be successful? q103
117 What do you think: What are the reasons for other people to make you feel to be successful? q104
118 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
119 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
120 Generally speaking, how much are you interested in politics? Very interested, moderately interested, not much interested, or completely disinterested? q107
121 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
122 To which party do you tend? q109
123 And to what extent do you tend to this party? q110
124 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q111
125 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q112
126 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q113
127 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q114
128 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q115
129 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q116
130 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q117
131 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q118
132 In the last years, many discussions broached the issue about the difficult financial situation of countries like Greece, Spain or Portugal. We ask you to share your opinion generally. Please specify, whether you agree with the following statements: q119
133 Please imagine the following invented situation. To fight against the budget crises of EU countries in a pinch, in the future all member states have to give a financial contribution. This contribution will be paid by every person within the EU who has an own income. The contribution will be collected permanently and only for fighting the crises of EU countries in a pinch. What do you think about the following proposals? q120
134 In general, many people demand from countries in a pinch to put their budget in order to receive financial assistance from the EU. To what extent do you agree with the following suggestions? q121
135 Now we ask you about discrimination. Discrimination means that a person is treated worse than others including specific reasons for this behavior and no factual justification. People use different modes of discrimination like insult, ostracism, sexual harassment up to violence. Rules and laws disadvantaging people are also discrimination. title08
136 Have you been the target of discrimination in Germany within the last 24 months? What kind of discrimination was it? q122
137 For what reason? q123
138 How often did you experience discrimination of the following types in Germany within the last 24 months? q124
139 Do you have German citizenship? q125
140 What is your country of citizenship? q126
141 What is your family status? q127
142 Are you in a serious / permanent relationship? q128
143 Does your partner live with you in this household? q129
144 Please state the first name of your partner. q130
145 Were you born in Germany? q131
146 What country were you born in? q132
147 When did you move to the Federal Republic of Germany? q133
148 Do you have German citizenship? q134
149 What is your country of citizenship? q135
150 Have you had German citizenship since your birth, or did you acquire German citizenship later? q136
151 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 and then ask you to look back on relationships you had before. In the case of past relationships, we are talking about relationships that lasted six months or longer. q137
152 Are you currently in a relationship? q138
153 Relationship A q139
154 Relationship A started [year] q140
155 Relationship started [year] When did you move together with you partner? q141
156 Relationship A started [year] q142
157 Relationship A started [year] q143
158 Relationship A started [year] q144
159 Relationship A started [year] q145
160 Relationship A started [year] q146
161 Relationship A started [year] q147
162 Relationship A started [year] q148
163 Relationship B/C/D q149
164 Relationship B/C/D q150
165 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q151
166 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q152
167 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q153
168 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q154
169 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q155
170 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q156
171 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q157
172 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q158
173 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q159
174 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q160
175 Relationship B/C/D started [year] q161
176 Now we ask you about marriage contracts. A marriage contract is a notarially certified contract. Both spouses determine among other things how their wealth should be distributed in case of a divorce. q163
177 Do you have a marriage contract with your spouse? q164
178 To what extent does the following statement apply to you personally? q165
179 You stated that you are divorced. Did you have a marriage contract? In the case of more than one divorce, please refer to the last one. q166
180 You stated that you are living separated. Do you have a marriage contract? q167
181 Looking back: Should you have had a marriage contract? q168
182 If you think about your experiences with your marriage contract: Would you sign a similar contract in a similar situation again? q169
183 Did you or do you have any siblings? If yes, how many brothers and how many sisters? q170
184 Is one of them your twin brother or twin sister? q171
185 How many of your first 15 years of life did you live with the following persons? q172
186 Where did you live before German reunification, i.e. before 1989? q173
187 Do you have any other apartment or house where you live as well or spend your holidays? q174
188 Q175 q175
189 According to "My Infratest", these are the children in your household that were born in 2000 or later. Please state whether these children still live in your household. q176
190 Do more children live in your household which were born in 2000 or later? q177
191 Please tell me the first name, date of birth and sex of these children. q178
192 Another child existing? q179
193 In which month in year <year> is <name> born? q180
194 Are you the main caregiver of <name>, meaning you can tell most about the child? q181
195 Let's talk about <name>. In which week of pregnancy was <name> born? q182
196 How tall was <name> at the time of birth? q183
197 How was the head circumference of <first name> at the time of birth? q184
198 What was <first name>'s weight at time of birth? q185
199 After a child is born, the parents get a child health record book for early childhood screenings like U2, U3, etc. What was <first name>'s last early childhood screening? q186
200 Did <first name> show signs of any developmental delays, disorders, or disabilities in one of the early childhood screenings or any other check-up? q187
201 Which of the following developmental delays, complications or disabilities were diagnosed for <name>? q188
202 Is <first name> currently attending a childcare facility, that is, nursery school, kindergarten, pre-school or daycare? q189
203 And how many hours does <first name> usually spend at this childcare facility? q190
204 Are also other people (none household members) regularly involved in taking care of the child? q191
205 Now we ask you about <first name> Is <first name> currently attending a childcare facility, that is, nursery school, kindergarten, pre-school, or daycare? q192
206 And how many hours does <first name> usually spend at this childcare facility? q193
207 Are also other people (none household members) regularly involved in taking care of the child? q194
208 What is the current weight of <name>? q195
209 What is the current height of <name>? q196
210 Is <name> in any way limited or inhibited to do things which most children at the same age can do? q197
211 Did a doctor discover any of the following diseases or complications for <first name>? q198
212 Below I will read out some statements. Please tell me to which extent these statements apply to <name>. Please consider for your answer the behavior of the child within the last six months. My child ... q199
213 Q200 q200
214 Title09 title09
215 How would you compare <name> to chuldren of the same age? My child… q201
216 Please turn back the laptop to your interviewer. title10
217 Title11 title11
218 Let's talk about your child <name>. Which school does <name> currently attend? q202
219 Does this child usually attend school all day? q203
220 Is <first name> currently attending a childcare facility, that is, nursery school, pre-school, daycare, or creche? q204
221 And how many hours does <first name> usually spend at this childcare facility? q205
222 Do also other people (not members of the household) regularly take care of this child? q206
223 Below I will read out some statements. Please tell me to which extent these statements apply to <name>. Please consider for your answer the behavior of the child within the last six months. My child ... q207
224 Q208 q208
225 What is <first name>'s current weight? q209
226 What is <first name>'s current height? q210
227 Is <first name> limited in any way or prevented from doing things that most children of the same age can usually do? q211
228 Did a doctor discover any of the following diseases or complications for <first name>? q212
229 Title12 title12
230 How would you compare <name> to chuldren of the same age? My child… q213
231 Please turn back the laptop to your interviewer. title13
232 Title14 title14
233 To what extent do the following secondary school-leaving certificates correspond to the ideal education you would like for your child? q214
234 And how likely is it that your child will finish school achieving the following qualifications in your opinion? q215
235 Did you receive any benefits under the law for education support (Bildungspaket) for at least one child in your household in the last calendar year? q216
236 How many months did you receive benefits within the scope of the law for education support (Bildungspaket) for your child(ren) in the last calendar year? q217
237 How much benefits did you receive within the scope of the law for education support (Bildungspaket) on average per month? This refers to all children and the last calendar year. q218
238 What is the current situation: Did you receive benefits within the scope of the law for education support (Bildungspaket) for at least one child in the last month? q219
239 How much benefits did you receive within the scope of the law for education support (Bildungspaket) for your children in the last month? q220
240 Do or did you have further children who are not living with you in the same household. If yes, how much? q221
241 We would now like some general information about each of your children. Please start with your first (oldest) child and end with your last (youngest) child. q222
242 Please state the first name of the child, which does not live in the household anymore. q223
243 Name of the child is ... q224
244 In which year and month is <first name> born? q225
245 Where does this child currently live? q226
246 From which of the following income sources do you personally receive money currently? q228
247 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
248 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
249 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
250 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
251 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
252 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
253 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
254 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
255 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
256 The following questions are about “Your personal assets and liabilities”. Asset accumulation is an important topic of discussion throughout all strata of society at present, especially with regard to provisions for old age. We are therefore trying to gain an accurate picture of asset accumulation in the population of Germany. You are invited to take part in this project. We would like to work with you to create your personal “assets and liabilities statement,” which may also help you get a better picture of your financial situation. We assure you that we handle your details with absolute confidentiality and only use them for research purposes. tilte15
257 Are you the owner of the house or apartment in which you live? q230
258 What is your estimate for the current market value of your residential property (dwelling or house including the real estate). The current market value is the price you would receive for a sale. What do you think: If you sold your dwelling or house today, would the price be more or less than 200,000 euros? q231
259 Would the price be more or less than 400,000 euros? q232
260 Would the price be more or less than 100,000 euros? q233
261 Can you provide a more accurate estimate of the market value of your dwelling or house? Which value do you expect? q234
262 Do you have a loan for your house or dwelling? q235
263 For the purpose to estimate the asset of your house or dwelling, we have to consider your loan(s) you still have to pay (remainder of debt without interest). Is the loan more or less than 50,000 euros? q236
264 Is the loan more or less than 150,000 euros? q237
265 Is the loan more or less than 20,000 euros? q238
266 Can you tell the remainder of debt exactly? q239
267 Are you the sole owner of the house or apartment or are you co-owner (e.g. together with a spouse)? q240
268 Is this joint property of spouses or do you have a special contractual arrangement? q241
269 What is your co-ownership share? q242
270 Apart from the residential property you live in, do you own any other real estate(s)? q243
271 What type of real estate is it? q244
272 How many of these properties do you own? (apart from residential property you live in) q245
273 Where is your real estate located? Please indicate all correct answers. Consider different locations in case you have more than one of these real estates. q246
274 What is your estimate for the current market value of your real estate(s) (apart from residential property you live in). The current market value is the price you would receive for a sale. What do you think: If you sold your dwelling or house today, would the price be more or less than 150,000 euros? q247
275 Would the price be more or less than 500,000 euros? q248
276 Would the price be more or less than 20,000 euros? q249
277 Can you provide a more accurate estimate of the market value of your dwelling or house? Which value do you expect? (apart from residential property you live in) q250
278 Are you the sole owner of this/these real estate/s or are you co-owner (e.g. together with a spouse)? q251
279 Is this joint property or do you have a special contractual arrangement? q252
280 What is your co-ownership share in average for your stated real estate(s)? q253
281 Do you have a loan for one or more of your real estates? (apart from residential property you live in) q254
282 For the purpose to estimate the asset of your real estates, we have to consider your loan(s) you still have to pay (remainder of debt without interest). Is the loan more or less than 100,000 euros? q255
283 Is the loan more or less than 250,000 euros? q256
284 Is the loan more or less than 10,000 euros? q257
285 Can you tell the remainder of debt exactly? q258
286 Do you personally have a building loan agreement (Bausparvertrag)? q259
287 Is your current building loan asset more or less than 10,000 euros (including interest and premium)? q260
288 Is it more or less than 50,000 euros? q261
289 Is it more or less than 5,000 euros? q262
290 Can you estimate your building loan asset more accurately (including interest and premium)? What's the total amount approximately? If you have more than one contract, please add the values! q263
291 Do you own financial assets in the form of a savings account, bonds (Sparbrief / Pfandbrief), shares, or investments? q264
292 To estimate your personal financial balance we also want to ask you about your financial investments. Is the total amount of your financial investments more or less than 20,000 euros? q265
293 Is the total amount more or less than 100,000 euros? q266
294 Is the total amount more or less than 5,000 euros? q267
295 Can you estimate your financial investments more accurately? What's the total amount approximately? q268
296 Are these financial assets in your name or do you share them through joint accounts, e.g. with your spouse? q269
297 Is this joint property or do you have a special contractual arrangement? q270
298 What is your co-ownership share in average for your stated financial assets? q271
299 Do you have a life insurance policy or private retirement plan (including Riester or Rürup pensions), with contributions paid either by you or by your employer? q272
300 Is the current repurchase value / credit balance of the contract more or less than 20,000 euros? q273
301 Is the value more or less than 100,000 euros? q274
302 Is the value more or less than 5,000 euros? q275
303 Can you estimate the repurchase value / credit balance of the contract more accurately? What's the total amount approximately? q276
304 Are you the owner of a commercial enterprise, i.e., a company, a shop, an office, a practice, or farm, or are you co-owner of one of these types of enterprises? q277
305 Are you the sole owner or co-owner of this enterprise, e.g. GBR, GmbH, or KG? q278
306 What do you estimate the asset of your enterprise or your share thereof to be? The asset is the price before taxes that you would receive on the sale of your enterprise or your share thereof, after deducting any remaining debts. Do you expect this value to be more or less than 50,000 euros? q279
307 Is the value more than 500,000 euros? q280
308 Is the value more or less than 5,000 euros? q281
309 Can you estimate the asset of your enterprise or share thereof more accurately? What's the total amount approximately? q282
310 Do you own one or more motor vehicle(s), e.g. passenger car, motorcycle, caravan, or privately used lorry/truck? q283
311 What is the market value of all your vehicles. The market value is the current price you would receive for a sale. q284
312 Do you own any tangible assets in the form of gold, jewelry, coins, or valuable collections? q285
313 If you could sell these assets, what would their total value be? Is this value more or less than 20,000 euros? q286
314 Is this value more or less than 100,000 euros? q287
315 Is this value more or less than 5,000 euros? q288
316 Can you estimate the value of the tangible asset more accurately? What's the total amount approximately? q289
317 A financial statement also includes debts and liabilities. Leaving aside any mortgages on homes and property or building loans: Do you currently owe money on loans that were granted to you personally by a bank, other institution or individual for which you personally are liable? q290
318 Is the current value of the credit for education respectively the remaining debt you have to pay back more or less than 10,000 euros? q291
319 Is the current value of the credit for education respectively the remaining debt you have to pay back more or less than 50,000 euros? q292
320 Is the current value of the credit for education respectively the remaining debt you have to pay back more or less than 5,000 euros? q293
321 Can you estimate the current value of the credit for education more accurately? This refers to remaining debts you still have to pay back. What's the total amount? q294
322 Are the remaining debts from other credits which you have to pay back more or less than 10,000 euros? q295
323 Are the remaining debts from other credits which you have to pay back more or less than 50,000 euros? q296
324 Are the remaining debts from other credits which you have to pay back more or less than 5,000 euros? q297
325 Can you estimate the current value of the credit more accurately? This refers to remaining debts you still have to pay back. What's the total amount? q298
326 Do you normally use one or more of the following assistance to file your income tax declaration? q299a
327 Have you been engaged in paid work during the last 7 days, even if this work was only for an hour or just a few hours? q299
328 Are you currently on legislatively regulated parental leave (“Elternzeit”)? q300
329 Did you finish a vocational training or a university degree after 31st of December 2014? q301
330 When did you finish? q302
331 Did you complete this education period with a graduation? q303
332 Did you do this graduation in Germany or another country? q304
333 What type of a degree/certificate/diploma did you obtain? q305
334 What type of general-education school leaving certificate did you obtain? q306
335 please state: q3061
336 What type of university degree did you receive? q307
337 Do you hold a school leaving certificate? q308
338 In which country did you receive your school leaving certificate? q309
339 What type of school leaving certificate did you receive? q310
340 What type of school leaving certificate did you receive? q311
341 Please state the other school-leaving certificate. q312
342 What type of school leaving certificate did you receive? q313
343 What year did you last attend school? q314
344 Did you complete vocational training or a university degree? q315
345 What type of vocational training or university degree did you receive? q316
346 Please name your other vocational training or university degree. q317
347 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
348 What type of education or training are you pursuing? q319
349 What kind of general education / secondary school is it? q320
350 Now we would like to talk to you about animals, especially foxes. title15
351 Which of the following statements apply to you? q321
352 Do you have pets or farm animals in your household? q322
353 How often do you see foxes in wildlife? q323
354 When did you see foxes in wildlife the last time? q324
355 Where did respectively do you see foxes in wildlife? q325
356 What are your most important sources of information and knowledge on foxes? q326
357 What do you believe: Are the following statements on foxes true or false? q327
358 I will now read out some statements. Please indicate how much you agree personally. q328
359 Please guess the risk of infection for yourself or your pet: q329
360 What do you think: To whom do healthy foxes pose a threat? q330
361 How did you feel during your last encounter with a fox? q331
362 In your opinion: How should with populations of foxes be dealt with? q332
363 Thank you very much for answering the questions about foxes. We now start another topic. title16
364 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
365 How often have you been unemployed since 2006 to this day? q334
366 Are you registered as unemployed at the Employment Office ("Arbeitsamt")? q335
367 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
368 How many jobs or employers have you had in the last 10 years since the beginning of 2006? q337
369 Did you resign from a professional activity or a job after December 31, 2014, which you had before this date? q338
370 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
371 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
372 Is this part-time employment provided for under the Federal Child-Raising Allowance Act (Bundeserziehungsgeldgesetz)? q341
373 Is the job part of a job-creation measure (ABM) or is it a so-called 1-Euro Job (community work)? q342
374 Is the job marginal part-time work in accordance with the 400/800-euro rule (Mini-Job / Midi-Job)? q343
375 Are you voluntarily paying into the state pension scheme? q344
376 What was the last year in which you were employed? q345
377 In your last job, have you been employed full-time, part-time, or in marginal or irregular employment? q346
378 Does the company in which you were employed last belong to the public sector? q347
379 In which branch of business or industry is your company or institution active for the most part? q348
380 What is the occupational status in which you were employed at last? If you were employed in more than one occupation, please answer the following questions for your former main occupation only. q349
381 What is the occupational status in which you were employed at last? q350
382 What kind of self-employment was your last occupation about? q351
383 Please specify the number of your employees and staff. q352
384 Have you recently worked as ...? q353
385 What is the occupational status in which you were employed at last as a white-collar worker? q354
386 What is the occupational status in which you were employed at last as a civil servant? q355
387 Do you intend to engage in paid employment in the future? q356
388 Have you actively looked for work within the last four weeks? q357
389 If someone offered you an appropriate position right now, could you start working within the next two weeks? q358
390 Did you change your job or start a new one after December 31, 2014? q359
391 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
392 When did you start your current job? q361
393 Which kind of occupational change did you experience? If you changed your job more than once, please refer to your last change. q362
394 What is your current position/ occupation? q363
395 Does the company in which you are employed belong to the public sector? q364
396 In which branch of business or industry is your company or institution active for the most part? q365
397 Which language(s) would you call your mother tongue? q366
398 In which languages do you have knowledge besides the mentioned ones? Please state all languages in which you have any skills independent of how proficient you are, including minority languages, planned languages and non-European languages. q367
399 Does your answer "German" refer to one of the following dialects? q368
400 Now we talk about your knowledge in [language]: I will read out several actions. Please tell me how confident you are with each of these actions. q369
401 How old have you been when you started to learn [language]? q370
402 Why did you start to learn [language]? q371
403 Which actions would you be confident to do based on your language knowledge after the end of your school education in [language]? I will read out several statements. Please tell me which of these statements apply to [language]. Please select the maximum possible action. q372
404 Which of the following languages would you call the native language(s) of your father? q373
405 In which languages does your father has knowledge besides the mentioned ones? Please state all languages in which you have any skills independent of how proficient you are, including minority languages, planned languages and non-European languages. q374
406 Does your answer "German" refer to one of the following dialects? q375
407 Which of the following languages would you call the native language(s) of your mother? q376
408 In which languages does your father has knowledge besides the mentioned ones? Please state all languages in which you have any skills independent of how proficient you are, including minority languages, planned languages and non-European languages. q377
409 Does your answer "German" refer to one of the following dialects? q378
410 In which of the following countries have you lived for at least six months? q379
411 In which industry, service sector or economic sector would you like to work? q380
412 What is your current occupational status? q381
413 In your position at work, do you supervise others? In other words, do people work under your direction? q382
414 What is your current occupational status? q383
415 What is your current occupational status as a white-collar worker? q384
416 What is your current occupational status as a civil servant? q385
417 What is your current occupational status as an apprentice / trainee or intern? q386
418 Since when are you working for your current employer? q387
419 Is this work temporary or on a contractual basis? (Zeitarbeit / Leiharbeit) q388
420 Do you have a permanent or a fixed-term employment contract? q389
421 How many employees does your company have approximately in total? This question is not just about your local commercial unit. q390
422 What is your current occupational status as a self-employed? q391
423 Please specify the number of your employees and staff. q392
424 What are your contractual working hours without overtime? q393
425 How many hours do you actually work per week on average, including any overtime?/How many hours do you work per week on average q394
426 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
427 Do you ever work weekends? If so, how often? q396
428 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
429 Do you view the gross income you earn in your current position as fair? q398
430 How high would your gross income have to be in order to be fair? q399
431 Do you view the net income you earn in your current position as fair? q400
432 How high should a fair net income be? q401
433 If you think about your current gross income, would you rate it as fair, unfairly too high or unfairly too low? q402
434 From your point of view: What would be a fair monthly gross income? q403
435 If you think about your current net income, would you rate it as fair, unfairly too high or unfairly too low? q404
436 From your point of view: What would be a fair monthly net income? q405
437 Does your stipulated gross hourly wage lie below or above 10 euros? q406
438 How much is your stipulated gross hourly wage? q407
439 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
440 How many secondary occupations do you have currently including voluntary services? q410
441 Let's talk about your first secondary occupation. What kind of secondary occupation / voluntary service is it? q411
442 What is the occupational status you hold with this occupation? q412
443 Is this a voluntary service? q413
444 Is this job a marginal part-time work in accordance with the 450/850-euro rule (Mini-Job / Midi-Job)? q414
445 Are you voluntarily paying into the state pension scheme? q415
446 How many days do you practice this occupation per month normally? q416
447 How many hours do you work in this occupation on average per week? q417
448 How much was your gross income respectively your representation allowance for this occupation in the last month? q418
449 Please imagine this ladder shows where people are situated in their social environment. At the top, we can find people which have the highest social importance to their social environment. At the bottom, we can find people with the lowest importance to their social environment. Where would you place yourself on the ladder? The higher your position on that ladder is the more you are alike to people at the top. The lower your position is the more your are alike to people at the bottom. Please select the rung of the ladder where you find yourself currently in comparison to other people in your social environment. q420
450 Imagine this ladder to show where people in Germany are situated. At the top, we can find people which are the best off - who own the most money, have the largest education and the most prestigious occupations. At the bottom, we can find people who are the worst off - who own the least money, have the lowest education and the least prestigious or no occupation. Where would you place yourself on that ladder? The higher your position on that ladder is the more you are alike to people at the top. The lower your position is the more your are alike to people at the bottom. Please select the rung of the ladder where you find yourself currently in comparison to other people in Germany. q421
451 Please turn back the laptop to your interviewer. title17
452 Now we talk about the topic relationships at work. If you think about your current workplace: q422
453 The following statements describe possible situations in the context of your work, working place and your firm. Please indicate to what extent you agree with these statements. q423
454 Please indicate to what degree you agree with the following statements. q424
455 Please imagine now difficult situations you experienced in your professional activity and your working place and how you reacted. In that context, please indicate how much the following statements apply to you personally. q425
456 Do your mother and father live in this household? q426
457 Was your father born in Germany? q427
458 Where was your father born? q428
459 Does or did your father have German citizenship? q429
460 What type of school leaving certificate did your father attain? q430
461 Did your father complete vocational training or a university degree? q431
462 What was your father's occupation when you were 15 years old? q432
463 What was your father's occupational status as a blue-collar worker? q433
464 What was your father's occupational status as a white-collar worker? q434
465 What was your father's occupational status as a civil servant? q435
466 What was your father's occupational status as a self-employed person? q436
467 What was your father's occupation when you were 15 years old? q437
468 Now about your mother. Was she born in Germany? q438
469 Where was your mother born? q439
470 Does or did your mother have German citizenship? q440
471 What type of school leaving certificate did your mother attain? q441
472 Did your mother complete vocational training or a university degree? q442
473 What was your mother's occupation when you were 15 years old? q443
474 What was your mother's occupational status as a blue-collar worker? q444
475 What was your mother's occupational status as a white-collar worker? q445
476 What was your mother's occupational status as a civil servant? q446
477 What was your mother's occupational status as a self-employed person? q447
478 What was your mother's occupation when you were 15 years old? For example, do not write "clerk", but "shipping clerk"; not "blue-collar worker", but "machine metalworker". If she was engaged in public employment, please give his official title, for example, "police chief" or "Studienräti". q448
479 Do you belong to a church or religious group? q449
480 What church or religious group do you belong to? Are you... q450
481 Please state what religious community you belong to. q451
482 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q452
483 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q453
484 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q454
485 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q455
486 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q456
487 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q457
488 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q458
489 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q459
490 How would you describe your current health? Is it very good, good, satisfactory, poor or bad? q460
491 Now please think about the last four weeks. At this time did you always, often, sometimes, almost never or never... q461
492 Now please think about the last four weeks. At this time did you always, often, sometimes, almost never or never... q462
493 When you have to climb several flights of stairs, does your current health limit you greatly, somewhat, or not at all? q463
494 How many hours do you sleep on average on a normal weeknight? q464
495 And what about a normal night on the weekend? q465
496 Have you been officially assessed as being partially or fully incapable of working (erwerbsgemindert) or severely disabled (schwerbehindert)? q466
497 What is the extent of your reduced capacity to work (Erwerbsminderung) or disability (Schwerbehinderung) according to the last diagnosis (as a percentage)? q467
498 Have you gone to a doctor in the last three months? If so, please state how many times. q468
499 What about hospital stays in the last year — were you admitted to a hospital for at least one night in 2015? q469
500 How many days were you unable to work in 2015 due to illness? q470
501 Has a doctor diagnosed one or several of the following illnesses in the last two years? q471
502 What kind of health insurance do you have: statutory insurance or private insurance? q472
503 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
504 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474a
505 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474b
506 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474c
507 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474f
508 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474g
509 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474h
510 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474i
511 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474j
512 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474k
513 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474l
514 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474m
515 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474n
516 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474o
517 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q474q
518 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
519 Do you use a mobile phone personally? q476
520 Is this used mobile phone a smartphone? q477
521 Which operating system is installed on your smartphone? q478
522 Now I want to show you a short movie. This movie will introduce an app - a program for your smartphone - to you. You can install this app afterward. This app "happiness in everyday life" is free and should help you to regard your well-being in detail. This way you can get more aware of what makes you happy and what does not. By using the app you take part in a survey which collects data on the well-being of the German population. The usage of the is distributed over the next six days and will take about 1.5 hours of your time. As an additional thank, you will receive a voucher for Amazon worth of EUR 50. If you agree, we can start now with the movie. q479
523 If you are interested in the app, I would ask you to read and sign the letter of agreement which includes all important information about the app "happiness in everyday life". Then you will receive a participation code which you have to type in when using the app for the first time. q480
524 Q481 q481
525 I would like to ask you now to download the app. q482
526 Q483 q483
527 Thank you very much for the interview! The survey is now finished for the interviewee. The following questions are exclusively for the interviewer. Please make sure, that the interviewee is not able to look at the screen anymore. q8382
528 How attractive/handsome/appealing do you find the interviewee? q888
529 Are there any other notes on the interview? q_info
530 The innovation questionnaire is finished. Thank you for your cooperation! q_ende
531 end time: <end time> Between start and end there are: ... hours, ...minutes, ... seconds Does this correspond to the duration of the interview? q_zeit
532 The interview was conducted the right way. q_finish
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