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Data and Surveys of the BiB

For certain questions the Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB) carries out surveys. The generated data are open to researchers for further analyses.

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The data are usually passed on to GESIS and can be accessed there.

Employment after Retirement Survey

This survey was conducted in 2008 to find out the general attitudes towards further employment beyond the age of 65 and to ascertain the conditions required for this. more: Employment after Retirement Survey …

Familienleitbilder (FLB) – Concepts of Family in Germany

This survey was conducted in two waves: 2012 and 2016. The questionnaire focuses on the issues of relationship, family, children, parenthood and personal life circumstances. more: Familienleitbilder (FLB) – Concepts of Family in Germany …

Family and Fertility Survey (FFS)

The focus of this survey, which was conducted in 1992, is on relationship and family developments of then 20 to 39-year-olds in Eastern and Western Germany. more: Family and Fertility Survey (FFS) …

Generations and Gender Survey (GGS)

This survey was conducted in three waves: 2005, 2008/2009 and 2018. It is focussed on relationships between children and their parents (generations) and relationships in couples (gender). more: Generations and Gender Survey (GGS) …

Integration Survey

This survey was conducted in 2000 until 2001 to explore the causes and factors that promote or impede the integration of the foreign population in Germany. more: Integration Survey …

Internationally Mobile

This survey was conducted in 2014 and covers the migratory behaviour of German citizens who move from Germany abroad (emigrants) as well as German citizens who return to Germany after a certain period abroad (return migrants). more: Internationally Mobile …

Job Mobilities and Family Lives in Europe

The survey is an international comparative research project which focuses on the spread, the causes and the consequences of job-related spatial mobility in Europe. more: Job Mobilities and Family Lives in Europe …

Life Expectancy Survey (LES)

The first wave was conducted from 1984 to 1986 West Germany and in 1991/1992 in the East, followed by a second wave in 1998 for total Germany. The objective of the survey was to examine the impact of the changing living circumstances on earlier, present and anticipated health. more: Life Expectancy Survey (LES) …

Population Policy Acceptance Study (PPAS)

This survey was conducted in two waves: 1992 and 2003. It is focussed on the attitudes and opinions of citizens and policy actors concerning demographic changes, demographic behaviours and population-related policies. more: Population Policy Acceptance Study (PPAS) …

Transitions and Old Age Potential (TOP)

Two waves were conducted: 2013 and 2015/2016. This survey focuses on transitions to retirement and potentials of older adults on the labour market, in civil society and in the family. more: Transitions and Old Age Potential (TOP) …

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