Household (M3-M5) 2018[instrument]

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77 For how many months did you or your household receive benefits under the Asylum Seekers Benefits Act (AsylbLG) in the 2017 calendar year? Q073
52 To answer this questionnaire for the LIVING IN GERMANY study it's important to know whether there have been any changes in your household or living situation since you last took part or whether nothing has changed. The following question is about the composition of the household – i.e.: whether we're talking about the same people in the same household. Q049
0 Which person of the household < HNR > do you want to question? Q001
1 Which language combination should be used for the interview? Q002
2 I confirm, that the selected interviewee declared, that he/she red the data security sheet. He / She agreed to the survey and the handling with the data and their deletion corresponding to the content of the data security sheet. Q003
3 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. Q004
4 In what type of accommodation does the interviewee live? Q005
6 Are there further apartments in this building in which refugees live? Q006
7 To answer this questionnaire for the LIVING IN GERMANY study it's important to know whether there have been any changes in your household or living situation since you last took part or whether nothing has changed. The following question is about the composition of the household – i.e.: whether we're talking about the same people in the same household. Q007
28 Now there are a few questions about how your apartment is furnished. Q026
53 What apply to the housing situation of the household since the last questionnaire for this study? Q050
55 When did you move into this shared accommodation? Q052
57 How often have you been moved since the last questionnaire? Q054
59 How many people in total share your unit? Q056
58 Is there a self-contained unit available for you personally or your family? Q055
60 Approximately how large is the living area of this unit in total? Q057
61 Did you fully furnish this unit yourself or was it already partially or fully furnished before you moved in? Q058
10 Questions to the first private apartment B002
9 When was this change to move to a new home or the move one or more participants of this study? Q009
11 Is the dwelling, that you live in, our first private dwelling in Germany? Q010
12 What were the most important reasons that led to this change, that is, to your move to a new home or out of an existing household? Q011
13 Preload filter: Answer to question Q012 in the last year? Q011a
173 Aside from linguistic difficulties or the presence of other people, other things can have an effect on an interview. Examples include questions dealing with sensitive issues, questions that do not reflect respondents’ life realities, or a respondent’s general lack of trust in the confidentiality of their answers. How closely do you as an interviewer think the responses given in this interview reflect reality? Q157
14 Where in Germany did you have your first private apartment? Please also state the name of the nearest town/city when giving the name of towns or cities where more than one of the same name exists or when stating smaller towns / villages. Q012
62 Do you or other persons in your household own at least one mobile phone? Q059
63 Does your accommodation have an internet connection (including WLAN) which you can use? Q060
65 How much is the monthly rent at present? Q062
19 Now about actually dwelling Q017
17 What was your main reason for choosing this town as your first home in Germany? Q015
23 Was this apartment fully furnished by you or was it already partly or fully furnished before you moved in? Q021
25 How large is the total living space in this flat? Q023
26 And how many rooms are in the apartment? Q024
66 What about crime? How safe is it in your accommodation? Q063
32 Does your apartment have its own garden or use of a garden? Q030
31 Does your apartment have a balcony or a terrace? Q029
35 Does your apartment have a lift in the building? Q033
36 Does your apartment have a cellar/storerooms? Q034
37 Does your apartment have a garage/parking space? Q035
39 Does your household have one or more telephone landlines? Q037
38 Does your household have one or more telephone landlines? Q036
40 Are there one or more mobile phones in your household which are also used? Q038
41 Does your household have one or more telephone landlines? Q039
43 How many members of the household use this internet connection? Q041
45 Is it a social housing with residence permit? Q043
44 The next questions deal with the costs of living in your dwelling. First the question: Are you the main tenant, subletter, or owner? Q042
46 Is the dwelling being provided to you at reduced rent by the owner, for example, your employer or a relative, or in exchange for building maintenance / janitorial work Q044
49 How much is the monthly rent at present? Q047
68 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? Q065
69 How satisfied are you with the town, village or city / federal state / region where you have been placed? Q066
70 How important is it for you to choose the housing place? Q067
72 Are you looking for an apartment right now? Q069
75 We would now like to know whether you or another member of the household is currently receiving any one the following state benefits. Q071
73 Which of the following methods and services have you used to look for a dwelling? Q070
78 What was the average amount of money per month that you or your household received in the 2017 calendar year under the Asylum Seeker's Benefit Act (AsylbLG)? Q074
162 How often did you use the written translations in this interview? Q146
34 Does your apartment have central heating or a heating system covering one floor? Q032
81 In your opinion, what would be a fair monthly amount for you under the German Asylum Seekers Benefits Act (AsylbLG)? Q077
83 For how many months did you or your household receive child benefits in the 2017 calendar year? Q079
84 How much in child benefits did you or your household receive on average per month in the 2017 calendar year? Q080
85 Did you or another member of the household receive child benefit supplements ("Kinderzuschlag": benefit for low-wage earners applied for in addition to the child benefits) in the 2017 calendar year? Q081
86 For how many months did you or your household receive child benefit supplements ("Kinderzuschlag") in the 2017 calendar year? Q082
87 How much in child benefit supplements ("Kinderzuschlag") did you or your household receive on average per month in the 2017 calendar year? Q083
88 Did you or another member of the household receive benefits from the education package ("Bildungspaket") for one or more children in the 2017 calendar year? Q084
169 Approximately how old is the other person? Q153
89 For how many months did you or your household receive benefits from the education package ("Bildungspaket") in the 2017 calendar year? Q085
91 How much child benefit are you or your household currently receiving per month? Q087
90 What was the average amount of money per month that you or your household received in benefits from the education package ("Bildungspaket") in the 2017 calendar year? Q086
96 What is the current amount of education package for your household per month? Q092
95 Did you or one of the members of your family receive any of the following benefits last year? Q091
80 Would you say that the amount of benefits that you are currently receiving under the German Asylum Seekers Benefits Act is fair, unfairly low or unfairly high? Q076
42 Does your household have an internet connection? Q040
97 Are you or another member of the household currently receiving unemployment benefit II (Hartz IV) including income support and accommodation expenses, or did you receive these benefits in the 2017 calendar year? Q093
99 What was the average amount of money per month that you or your household received in unemployment benefit II (Hartz IV) including income support and accommodation expenses in the 2017 calendar year? Q095
167 Is the interpreter male or female? Q151
101 Would you say that the amount of Hartz IV unemployment benefit that you are currently receiving, including income support and cost of housing or accommodation, is fair, unfairly low or unfairly high? Q097
102 In your opinion, what would be fair for you to receive each month in Hartz IV unemployment benefit, including income support and housing or accommodation costs? Q098
104 For how many months did you or your household receive nursing care insurance benefits in the 2017 calendar year? Q100
105 What is the amount currently received per month by you or your household under the Asylum Seeker's Benefit Act (AsylbLG)? Q101
152 No two pair of outdoor schoes:why Q137a
109 On average, how much did you or the member of your household receive subsistence allowance/assistance for special circumstances in the 2017 calendar year? Q105
108 For how many months did you or your household receive an ongoing subsistence allowance/assistance for special circumstances in the 2017 calendar year? Q104
111 Are you or another member of the household currently receiving basic subsistence income for the elderly and for those with reduced earning capacity, or did you receive this income benefit in the 2017 calendar year? Q107
110 Are you or is another household member receiving regular subsistence allowance/assistance in special situations? Q106
112 For how many months did you or your household receive basic subsistence income for the elderly and for those with reduced earning capacity in the 2017 calendar year? Q108
114 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? Q110
116 For how many months did you or your household receive housing benefits (subsidy for rental or property costs) in the 2017 calendar year? Q112
157 Do you speak German or another language in your household? Q142
124 How much were you or your household able to save last month? Q120
125 How much was the shortfall during the past month? Q121
122 Does repaying these loans place a major burden on your household, a minor burden, or no burden at all? Q118
50 Are your housing expenses, that is, rent and all additional costs, a high financial burden for your household, a low burden, or no problem? Q048
131 There are one or more cars in the household. Q127
132 No car: why? Q127a
166 Approximately how old is the interpreter? Q150
56 What were the most important reasons that led to this change, that is, to your move to a new home or out of an existing household? Q053
170 Is the other person male or female? Q154
138 No invitation:why Q130a
142 No leisure activity:why Q132a
143 Worn-out furniture is renewed, even if it is still functional. Q133
147 During the cold months the apartment is always warmly heated. Q135
146 No neu clothing:why Q134a
148 Not heated:why Q135a
16 When did you move to your first private dwelling in Germany? Q014
149 Everyone in the household has a small sum available for personal use each week. Q136
155 Which person in household is this? Q140
159 Thanks for the cooperation and 16 questions for the interviewer B07
160 Many thanks for taking part in this interview. To conclude the interview properly, the interviewer must now answer a few questions. These questions are designed to help us understand the information in the interview better. And we shall also use them to establish whether, in certain areas, we can do anything even better in future surveys. Q144
161 How well did it go interviewing the respondent in German? Q145
171 Were other people present when the questionnaire was being completed aside from the interviewer? Q155
176 What type of shared accomodation is it? Q159
177 How would you describe the shared accomodation in general? Q160
178 Is there a security service for the shared accomodation? Q161
179 To what group does the operator of this accommodation belong? Please estimate. Q162
180 How many persons live currently in this accomodation? Please estimate. Q163
181 How does the residents of the shared accomodation provide themselves after your impression? Please estimate. Q164
182 How would you describe the neighborhood? Q165
15 In which federal state is this location? Q013
76 Are you or another member of the household currently receiving benefits under the Asylbewerberleistungsgesetz (Asylum Seekers' Benefit Act, AsylbLG), or did you/they receive these benefits in the 2017 calendar year? Q072
154 How many people in need of care are there in your household? Q139
175 Please answer the following questions relating to the residential environment of a shared accomodation, in which the currently interviewed person is living. Q158
5 Questions to the private apartment B01
18 How often have you been moved since the last questionnaire? Q016
20 How did you find this apartment? Q018
74 State Benefits B006
130 Which of the following points apply to your household? Q126
174 Questions relating to the residential environment when resident of a SA (if Q005=1) B008
93 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)? Q089
94 How much child benefit supplement are you or is your household currently receiving per month? Q090
168 What language did the other person translate into? Q152
140 No meal with meat or fish:why Q131a
64 Do you or does another member of the household pay rent for your accommodation? Q061
165 What language did the interpreter translate into? Q149
136 No vacation:why Q129a
51 Questions for shared accomodations B005
183 Is there any other important information that you would like to add about this interview? Q166
121 How much do you pay per month on these loans? Q117
67 And what about crime? How safe is your neighborhood? Q064
8 What apply to the housing situation of the household since the last questionnaire for this study? Q008
22 Which of the following is the best description of your current accommodation? Q020
113 On average, how much in basic subsistence income for the elderly and for those with reduced earning capacity did you or your household receive per month in the 2017 calendar year? Q109
29 Is your apartment suitably furnished for elderly or disabled persons? Q027
144 No renewed furniture:why Q133a
134 No financial reserves: why Q128a
71 How likely is it that you would move to another town or city as soon as you were given a free choice of where to live? Q068
119 Taking all income together, how much is the current monthly net household income of all members of the household? Q115
21 How would you describe your neighborhood? Q019
33 Does your apartment have an alarm system? Q031
129 Since when have you or has another person in your household had a bank account in Germany? Q125
47 Who is the owner of the dwelling? Q045
24 Has the size of your dwelling changed within the last year, e.g., due to remodeling or changes in usage? Q022
128 Do you or does another person in your household have a bank account? Q124
30 Does your apartment have underfloor heating (full or partial)? Q028
123 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? Q119
120 Are you or is someone in your household currently paying back loans and interest on loans that you took out for large purchases or other expenditures? Q116
100 How much in Unemployment Benefit II (Hartz IV), including income support and housing or accommodation costs, do you or your household currently receive per month? Q096
115 Are you or another member of the household currently receiving housing benefits (subsidy for rental or property costs), or did you receive these benefits in the 2017 calendar year? Q111
103 Are you or another member of the household currently receiving nursing care insurance benefits, or did you receive these benefits in the 2017 calendar year? Q099
82 Are you or another member of the household currently receiving child benefits, or did you receive these benefits in the 2017 calendar year? Q078
106 How much are you or is your household currently receiving per month from the nursing care insurance? Q102
118 How much housing benefit (rent or charge subsidy) are you or is your household currently receiving per month? Q114
92 For how many children are you or is your household receiving child benefit? Q088
107 Are you or another member of the household currently receiving an ongoing subsistence allowance/assistance for special circumstances, or did you receive this allowance/assistance in the 2017 calendar year? Q103
153 Does someone in your household need care or assistance on a constant basis due to age, sickness or medical treatment? Q138
133 The household has financial reserves for emergencies. Q128
163 How helpful were the written translations in this interview? Q147
172 Did the other person or people have any unavoidable influence on the interview? Q156
141 At least once per month a leisure activity is pursued, such as going to the cinema, a concert, sporting event or similar. Q132
117 On average, how much in housing benefits (subsidy for rental or property costs) did you or your household receive per month in the 2017 calendar year? Q113
98 For how many months did you or your household receive unemployment benefit II (Hartz IV) including income support and accommodation expenses in the 2017 calendar year? Q094
139 A hot meal with meat, fish or poultry is eaten at least every two days. Q131
137 Friends are invited for a meal at least once per month. Q130
145 Worn-out clothing is replaced with new clothing. Q134
127 How much money do you allow for groceries each week or month to feed yourself and your family in the household? Q123
158 Which is the main language used in your household? Q143
151 Everyone in the household owns at least two pairs of outdoor shoes in the right size (including an all-weather pair) Q137
135 I/we go away on vacation at least one week a year Q129
156 For which of the following activities did the person needed assistance in? Q141
79 What is the amount you, or your household, according to the Asylbewerberleistungsgesetz (AsylbLG) currently received per month? Q075
48 Do you or does another member of the household pay the rent or is it paid directly by a state agency? Q046
150 No personal sum:why Q136a
27 How do you rate the size of the apartment overall? For your household is it… Q025
54 What kind of shared accommodation is it? Q051
164 Did other people help in translating questions due to language difficulties? Q148
126 How did you or household make up for the shortfall? Q122
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Name: soep-core-2018-hh-m345

Label: Household (M3-M5) 2018


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