Youth (16-17-year-olds, M1/M2) 2016 [instrument]

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0 This questionnaires addresses household members born 1998 and are participating for the first time ever. Your cooperation is voluntary. The scientific validity of this survey, however, depends on cooperation of every member of every household. We cordially request you, - to answer the questions for our Interviewer - or to fill out the questionnaire by yourself accurately. intro
1 Before handing in the questionnaire, please enter in accordance with the address log: 0
2 Living intro1
3 Do you currently live in your parental household? 1
4 Do you have a room of your own? Or do you share your room (e.g. with siblings)? 2
5 Do you haven an additional room or appartment, where you live? 3
6 Jobs and money intro2
7 Have you done paid work during the last 7 days, even if only for an hour or a few hours? 4
8 Have you actively looked for work within the last four weeks? 5
9 Are you officially registered unemployed at the Employment Office (Arbeitsamt)? 6
10 Do you already have a job to earn own money? 7
11 What did you earn from your work last month? Please state both: gross income, which means income before deduction of taxes and social security and net income, which means income after deduction of taxes, social security, and unemployment and health insurance. 8
12 Do you earn the money … 9
13 Have you ever done side jobs to earn money? 10
14 How old were you when starting doing side jobs or earning money? 11
15 Did you start those jobs because you were interested or to earn some money? 12
16 How is it today? Do you get pocket money or a regular financial support from your parents or other relatives? 13
17 How much pocket money/allowance do you get per week / per month? 14
18 Are you able to save some money regularly (for vacations, larger purchases, etc.) 15
19 How much do you save per month approximately? 16
20 Relationship intro3
21 What would you say: How many close friends do you have? 17
22 How important are the following persons to you? 18
23 How often do you argue with following persons 19
24 How often do the following situations occur between you and your parents? How often … 20
25 Leisure and sport intro4
26 How often do you take part in the following recreational activities? 21
27 What makes up your circle of friends: how many of your friends are not even from Germany or have parents who do not come from Germany? 21a
28 Are you actively involved in music? For example, do you sing or play a musical instrument? 22
29 What kind of music is that mainly? 23
30 Do you play music allone or in an orchestra or a band? 24
31 How old were you when starting to play a musical intrument / starting to sing? 25
32 Did you had paid music lessons (in addition to school) 26
33 Do you do any sport? 27
34 What is the most important kind of sport to you? 28
35 At which age did you start practicing that sport? 29
36 Where and when do you practice that sport? 30
37 Do you take part in competitions in this sport? 31
38 School intro5
39 Do you still attend school? 32
40 What grade are you in? In the .... grade. 33
41 In which year did you leave school? 34
42 Did you get your school leaving certificate in Germany or in a foreign country? 34a
43 What was you type of graduation certificate? 35
44 Do you intend to get graduate in future? 36
45 What is the highest degree you are prefer to get? 37
46 Which foreign languages did you learn in school? What were your first and second foreign languages? 38
47 Was or is the compartment "German as a foreign language" or a comparable course offered at your school? 38a
48 Did you participate in such a german course? 38b
49 Did you participate a school outside Germany? 39
50 And how old were you? 40
51 Did you participate a private school? 41
52 Have you ever been involved in one of the following areas at school (outside your normal classes)? Yes (please say which ones): 42
53 How satisfied are you with your grades and progress at school? For example, with your... 43
54 After leaving primary school: Did you have a school recommendation for a secondary general school, an intermediate secondary school or an upper secondary school? 44
55 What grades did you get in the following three subjects on your last report card? 45
56 Have you ever repeated a grade? 46
57 Which grade you had to repeat? 47
58 Did you ever had a paid tutor? 48
59 How much care or cared your parents for your grades and progress at school? 49
60 Did your parents support you with homework / studying? 50
61 Did you have disagreements with your parents over your studies? 51
62 How do/did your parents make contact with the school? 52
63 If you think back to the last grade of school you attended: How many of your fellow students or their parents were not from Germany? 53
64 Education and occupational plans intro6
65 Did you already start job training or an apprenticeship? (Including internships or training outside school) 54
66 What type of education or vocational training are/were you pursuing? If you have already completed the training / apprenticeship, did you do so within the regular schedule? 55
67 Do you intend to complete vocational / occupational training or attain a university degree in the future? 56
68 Which of the following qualifications do you plan to attain? 57
69 Can you imagine to undertake you apprenticeship all or part in another country? 57a
70 At what age do you wosh to be financially independent? 58
71 Do do have a career aspiration? 59
72 What kind of occupation is that? Please state as exact as possible. 60
73 What do you think? How well informed are you about that occupation? 61
74 To what extent do you agree with the following statements regarding your choice of occupation? 62
75 Different things may be important to people in choosing a career. Please state how important each of the following is to you—very important, important, not so important, completely unimportant. How important for your career is.... 63
76 Future intro7
77 How likely is it that you will experience the following career changes? Please estimate the probability on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 meaning that such a change definitely will not take place, and 100 meaning that such a change definitely will take place. How likely is it that you … 64
78 Your origin intro8
79 What is your year and month of birth? 65
80 What city or town were you born in? If there is more than one town with the same name, please also state the name of the nearest city. 66
81 Are you born in Germany? 67
82 Were both of your parents born in Germany? 67a
83 What country were you born in? 68
84 When did you move to Germany? 69
85 Which of the following immigrant categories did you belong to when you moved to Germany? 70
86 The next question is about your knowledge of the German language. 71
87 Do you have German citizenship today? 72
88 Do you have dual citizenship with another country in addition to Germany? 73
89 Have you had German citizenship since birth or did you acquire it at a later date? 74
90 What citizenship did you have before? 75
91 And in what year did you acquire German citizenship? 76
92 What is your country of citizenship? 77
93 What is your current residency status? 78
94 Childhood and Parental Home intro9
95 Where did you spend the majority of your childhood up to the age of 15? Was it ... 79
96 Do you still live in the same city or area today? 80
97 Do you or did you have brothers and sisters? 81
98 How many years of your childhood (up to the age of 15) did you live with the following persons? 82
99 Do your mother and father live in this household? 83
100 Is your father / mother still living? If so, where does he / she live? If not, when did he / she die? 84
101 In waht year was your father/moter born? 85
102 We already asked you at the beginning whether your parents were born in Germany. Was your father / mother born in Germany? 86
103 When did your father/your mother move to Germany? 86a
104 Does or did your father / mother have German citizenship? 87
105 Did your father graduate in Germany or in another country? 88a
106 What type of school-leaving certificate did your father attain in Germany? 88b
107 What type of school-leaving certificate did your father attain in a foreign country? 88c
108 Did your father / mother complete vocational training or a university degree? 89
109 What was your father’s / mother’s last occupation? 90
110 Which of the following categories describes your father’s / mother’s last occupational status? 91
111 Does / did your father / mother belong to a church or religious group? 92
112 Which Christian religion community does or did your father/mother belong to? 92a
113 Which Islamic religious group does or did you father/mother belong to? 92b
114 Attitudes and opinions intro10
115 Do you think a partner is necessary to be happyin life? Or can one also be happy alone? 93
116 Do you think own children are necessary to be happy in life? 94
117 What do you think is important in Germany to be successful and climb the social ladder? Please state to what extent you agree with each statement below. 95
118 Are you generally a person who is willing to take risks or do you try to avoid taking risks? 96
119 The following statements reflect different attitudes towards life and the future. To what degree to you personally agree with the following statements? 97
120 How do you see yourself? intro11
121 People can have many different qualities—some are listed below. You will probably think that some of these are completely true of you whereas others are not at all. And with some of them, you might not be sure. I am… 98
122 How would you describe your current health? 99
123 How tall are you? (cm) 100
124 How many kilograms do you currently weigh? 101
125 I will now read to you a number of feelings. Please state how often or rarely you have experienced each feeling within the last four weeks. How often have you felt … 102
126 Generally speaking, how interested are you in politics? 103
127 Many people in Germany lean towards one political party in the long term, even if they occasionally vote for another party or are not eligible to vote. Do you lean towards a particular political party? 104
128 Which party do you lean towards? 105
129 And to what extent do you lean towards this party? 106
130 In conclusion, we would like to ask you how satisfied you are with your life in general. 107
131 The actual person survey has now ended. Thank you very much for the interview! We have one request to you: for scientific research, it is increasingly important to learn more about the employment history of people and taken into account in statistical analysis. For this purpose, we would like to link the survey data from the interviews with the social security data of the Institute for labor market and occupational research. This is possible only with your consent for data protection reasons. Of course, your consent is voluntary 108
132 What date do we have today and at which time have you finished your survey? a
133 How was the interview conducted? b
134 Duration of the interview: c
135 Where other people present during completing this questionnaire? d
136 Other notes: f
137 Thank you for your participation! int
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Label: Youth (16-17-year-olds, M1/M2) 2016


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