Household (M5) 2017 [instrument]

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0 General information about accommodation (type of accommodation) b1
1 The first questions are about your household. When we ask questions about your household or persons in your household, this could mean you alone if you live alone in an apartment or an accommodation unit. However it can also mean the other people living there who together make up a household. As rule these are family members living together. h1v
2 In what type of accommodation does the interviewee live? h2
3 Are there further apartments in this building in which refugees live? h3
4 When did you move into this apartment? h4
5 Did you move into an existing household or did you establish a new household? h5
6 How did you find this apartment? h6
7 How large is the total living space in this flat? h7
8 And how many rooms are in the apartment? h8
9 How do you rate the size of the apartment overall? For your household is it… h9
10 Dwelling features b001
11 Now there are a few questions about how your apartment is furnished. h10
12 Is your apartment suitably furnished for elderly or disabled persons? h11
13 Does your apartment have underfloor heating (full or partial)? h12
14 Does your apartment have a balcony or a terrace? h13
15 Does your apartment have its own garden or use of a garden? h14
16 Does your apartment have an alarm system? h15
17 Does your apartment have central heating or a heating system covering one floor? h16
18 Does your apartment have a lift in the building? h17
19 Does your apartment have a cellar/storerooms? h18
20 Does your apartment have a garage/parking space? h19
21 Was this apartment fully furnished by you or was it already partly or fully furnished before you moved in? h20
22 Does your household have one or more telephone landlines? h21
23 Does your household have one or more telephone landlines? h22
24 Are there one or more mobile phones in your household which are also used? h23
25 Does your household have one or more telephone landlines? h24
26 Does your household have an internet connection? h25
27 How many members of the household use this internet connection? h26
28 Continuation: General information about accommodation (rent/first or shared accommodation) b2
29 Do you or does another member of the household pay the rent or is it paid directly by a state agency? h27
30 How much is the monthly rent at present? h28
31 Is the dwelling, that you live in, our first private dwelling in Germany? h29
32 In which town in Germany have you have your first private dwelling? If there is more than one town with the same name, please also state the name of the nearest city. h30
33 In which federal state is this location? h31
34 When did you move to your first private dwelling in Germany? h32
35 What was your main reason for choosing this town as your first home in Germany? h33
36 What kind of shared accommodation is it? h34
37 When did you move into this shared accommodation? h35
38 Questions about domestic equipments b002
39 Is there a self-contained unit available for you personally or your family? h36
40 How many people in total share your unit? h37
41 Approximately how large is the living area of this unit in total? h38
42 Did you fully furnish this unit yourself or was it already partially or fully furnished before you moved in? h39
43 Do you or other persons in your household own at least one mobile phone? h40
44 Does your accommodation have an internet connection (including WLAN) which you can use? h41
45 Continuation: General information about accommodation (rent(living area) b3
46 Do you or does another member of the household pay rent for your accommodation? h42
47 How much is the monthly rent at present? h43
48 What about crime? How safe is it in your accommodation? h44
49 And what about crime? How safe is your neighborhood? h45
50 Are you allowed because of legal regulations / restrictions currently only in a certain place or a particular federal state or can you choose your place of residence yourself? h46
51 State Benefits b003
52 We would now like to know whether you or another member of the household is currently receiving any one the following state benefits. h47
53 Are you or is another member of the household currently receiving benefits under the Asylbewerberleistungsgesetz (Asylum Seekers' Benefit Act) (AsylbLG)? h48
54 What is the amount currently received per month by you or your household under the Asylum Seeker's Benefit Act (AsylbLG)? h49
55 Are you or is another member of the household currently receiving child benefit? h50
56 How much child benefit are you or your household currently receiving per month? h51
57 For how many children are you or is your household receiving child benefit? h52
58 Are you or is another member of the household receiving child benefit supplements (benefit for low-wage earners applied for in addition to the child benefit)? h53
59 How much child benefit supplement are you or is your household currently receiving per month? h54
60 Did you or one of the members of your family receive any of the following benefits last year? h55
61 What is the current amount of education package for your household per month? h56
62 Are you or is another member of the household member currently receiving unemployment benefit II (Hartz IV) including income support and accommodation expenses? h57
63 How much unemployment benefit II (Hartz IV) are you or is your household currently receiving per month? h58
64 Are you or is another member of the household currently receiving nursing care insurance benefits? h59
65 How much are you or is your household currently receiving per month from the nursing care insurance? h60
66 Are you or is another member of the household currently receiving ongoing subsistence assistance/assistance for special circumstances? h61
67 Are you or is another household member receiving regular subsistence allowance/assistance in special situations? h62
68 Erhalten Sie oder ein anderes Haushaltsmitglied derzeit Grundsicherung im Alter und bei Erwerbsminderung? h63
69 How much basic subsistence income for the elderly and for those with reduced earning capacity are you is or your household currently receiving per month? h64
70 Are you or is another member of the household currently receiving housing benefit (rent or charge subsidy)? h65
71 How much housing benefit (rent or charge subsidy) are you or is your household currently receiving per month? h66
72 Continuation: General information of accommodation (financial situation) b4
73 Taking all income together, how much is the current monthly net household income of all members of the household? h67
74 In the last month, were the amounts of your household's income and expenses the same, or was income higher than expenses or were expenses higher than income? h68
75 How much were you or your household able to save last month? h69
76 How much was the shortfall during the past month? h70
77 How did you or household make up for the shortfall? h71
78 Do you or does another person in your household have a bank account? h72
79 Since when have you or has another person in your household had a bank account in Germany? h73
80 To what extent do you or does your household cover your requirements for food and other items of everyday use through contributions in kind received from other people? h74
81 To what extent do you or does your household use coupons to obtain food and other items of everyday use? h75
82 To what extent do your or does your household cover your requirements for food and other items of daily use through normal shopping where you do not fall back on coupons or contributions in kind? h76
83 Which of the following points apply to your household? h77
84 The household has financial reserves for emergencies. h78
85 Friends are invited for a meal at least once per month. h79
86 A hot meal with meat, fish or poultry is eaten at least every two days. h80
87 At least once per month a leisure activity is pursued, such as going to the cinema, a concert, sporting event or similar. h81
88 Worn-out furniture is renewed, even if it is still functional. h82
89 Worn-out clothing is replaced with new clothing. h83
90 During the cold months the apartment is always warmly heated. h84
91 Everyone in the household has a small sum available for personal use each week. h85
92 Everyone in the household owns at least two pairs of outdoor shoes in the right size (including an all-weather pair) h86
93 Is there someone in your household who through reasons of age, health or disability needs constant help or care h87
94 Are there children in your household who were not born until 1999 or after h88
95 How many children who were born in 1999 or after are living in your household h89
96 children loop b5
97 Are there children in your household who were not born until 2000 or after b004
98 The following questions are asked for up to six children in the household. Please start with the oldest child born in 1999 or after and then work down by age, with the youngest child last. h90
99 In which year was the oldest child born? h91
100 What is this child's first name? h92
101 Does this child currently go to school? h93
102 Which school does this child currently go to? h94
103 Does this child currently attend a special class for refugee children (for example, welcome class, preparatory class or transition class)? h95
104 Does this child receive special language assistance at school? h96
105 Does this child usually attend school all day? h97
106 Does this child attend a day care group or similar care facility at school? h98
107 Are there also other people (not members of the household) who regularly look after the child? h99
108 Does the child currently take part in one of more of the following activities outside school? h100
109 Does this child currently attend a nursery, kindergarten or a child day care centre? h101
110 How many hours per day does this child attend the nursery, kindergarten or day care centre? h102
111 Do you know that every child in Germany from the age of one year is entitled to such childcare (eg creche, kindergarten, kindergarten, child minder)? h103
112 Do you know that every child in Germany from the age of one year is entitled to such childcare (eg crèche, kindergarten, kindergarten, child minder)? h104
113 Would it be possible for you to use such an offer for childcare (eg nursery, kindergarten, kindergarten, childminder)? h105
114 Do other people (not members of the household) also regularly look after this child? h106
115 Does this child currently take part in one or more of the following activities? h107
116 Does one or more of the following currently apply to this child? h108
117 Is this child currently receiving language assistance? h109
118 That was the part of the questionnaire that was about your household and the people in your household. The following question is about you personally. h210
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Name: soep-core-2017-hh-m5

Label: Household (M5) 2017


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