Biography (CAPI) 2019[instrument]

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136 What citizenship did you have before? 122
137 And in what year did you acquire German citizenship? 123
138 What is your country of citizenship? 124
155 Have you ever played this sport competitively? 140
156 Have you ever entered a competition in this sport? 141
157 When you were 15 . . . . and older B9
11 When did you first move abroad from the country where you were born? 7
0 This biographical questionnaire provides supplementary information to the green individual questionnaire. It contains information on the individual that is collected only once. Your participation is entirely voluntary. The scientific validity of this survey depends, however, on the participation of every member. We therefore cordially request that you either: – allow our staff member to interview you – or carefully fill out this questionnaire yourself. Intro
1 Before handing in the questionnaire, please enter in accordance with the address log: 0
2 Citizenship and Origin B1
3 Where were you born? 1
4 Where were you born? If there are other towns or cities with the same name, or if the town is very small, please state the nearest city. 2
5 What federal state is your birthplace located in today? 3
6 Where were you born? If there are other towns or cities with the same name, or if the town is very small, please state the nearest city. 4
7 What country is your birthplace located in today? 5
8 When did you first move to Germany? 6
9 Journey to Germany B2
10 The following questions are about when you left the country where you were born and about the different places you have stayed for more than three months since then. If you have spent three months or longer living in more than one foreign country, please answer these questions referring to up to three of these stays and, if applicable, your most recent move to Germany. Intro_B2
12 What country did you move to at that time? 8
13 When you moved to Germany, which group did you belong to? 9
14 There are different legal frameworks for immigrating to Germany. What about you: What was your immigration status at the time of your arrival in Germany? 10
15 Did you have a job before moving to Germany? In other words, did you have an employment contract or a contract for freelance work in Germany? 11
16 Did you move away from Germany again after that? 12
17 When did you return to the country where you were born? 13
65 Were you in a serious relationship before moving to Germany? 57
18 What was your legal status when you returned to the country where you were born? 14
19 Did you move to another country after that or directly to Germany? 15
20 What country did you move to then? 16
21 When did you move to that country? 17
22 What was your legal basis for moving to that country? 18
23 Did you move to another country after that or directly to Germany? 19
24 Year 19a
66 Did this relationship continue after you moved to Germany? 58
25 When you moved to Germany, which group did you belong to? 20
26 There are different legal frameworks for immigrating to Germany. What about you: What was your immigration status at the time of your arrival in Germany? 21
27 Did you have a job before moving to Germany? In other words, did you have an employment contract or a contract for freelance work in Germany? 22
28 Did you move away from Germany again after that? 23
29 When did you return to the country where you were born? 24
67 Who played the decisive role in your decision to move here— who was the driving force in that decision? 59
30 What was your legal status when you returned to the country where you were born? 25
31 Did you move to another country after that or directly to Germany? 26
32 What country did you move to then? 27
33 When did you move to that country? 28
34 What was your legal basis for moving to that country? 29
35 Did you move to another country after that or directly to Germany? 30
36 Year 30a
68 Are you still in this relationship today? 60
37 When you moved to Germany, which group did you belong to? 31
38 There are different legal frameworks for immigrating to Germany. What about you: What was your immigration status at the time of your arrival in Germany? 32
39 Did you have a job before moving to Germany? In other words, did you have an employment contract or a contract for freelance work in Germany? 33
40 Did you move away from Germany again after that? 34
41 When did you return to the country where you were born? 35
84 Where is this person from? 74
42 What was your legal status when you returned to the country where you were born? 36
43 Did you move to another country after that or directly to Germany? 37
44 What country did you move to then? 38
45 When did you move to that country? 39
46 What was your legal basis for moving to that country? 40
47 Did you move to another country after that or directly to Germany? 41
48 When did you most recently move to Germany? 42
158 We would now like to ask you for some information about your personal history starting at age 15. 142
49 When you moved to Germany, which group did you belong to? 43
50 There are different legal frameworks for immigrating to Germany. What about you: What was your immigration status at the time of your arrival in Germany? 44
51 Did you have a job before moving to Germany? In other words, did you have an employment contract or a contract for freelance work in Germany? 45
52 How many times have you spent more than three months living in a different country than the one where you were born? 46
53 How much time in total did you spend on all of these longer stays outside the country where you were born? 47
159 School education / school completion B10
54 What best describes your living situation immediately after moving to Germany? 48
55 What town in Germany did you move to? Please give the name of the closest city if there is more than one town in Germany with the same name. 49
56 What federal state is that town or city located in today? 50
57 What was your main reason for choosing this town as your first home in Germany? 51
58 How long in total did you live in that first place? 52
59 Which of the following was your main reason for moving to Germany? 53
60 When you moved to Germany, did you have the help of any relatives or friends who already lived in Germany? 54
61 How well did you know German before moving to Germany... 55
62 Have you ever taken German language classes, either before moving to Germany or in Germany? 56
63 Relationship at the time of moving to Germany B3
64 A relationship, whether marriage or otherwise, can affect our decisions, sometimes to a greater and sometimes to a lesser extent. We therefore ask you to think back to before you moved to Germany—before you made the decision to move here. Intro_B3
69 What was the situation when you moved to Germany: Which of you moved to Germany first, or did you move to Germany together? 61
70 When did your partner move to Germany? 62
71 Work before moving to Germany B4
72 Were you employed before moving to Germany? 63
73 What country were you last employed in before your (most recent) move to Germany? 64
74 What was your occupation before moving to Germany? 65
75 What was your occupational status before moving to Germany? 66
146 Do you still live in the same city or area today? 131
76 What sector of business or industry was your company or institution active in for the most part? 67
77 What was your net income in that occupation before moving to Germany? 68
78 How many hours did you work per week on average in that job? 69
79 What was the last year and month that you were employed at that job? 70
80 First job in Germany B5
81 Have you ever been employed in Germany? 71
82 When did you start your first paid job in Germany? 72
83 What about after moving to Germany: How did you find out about your first job? 73
85 What was your last net monthly income in that job? 75
86 What was your last net monthly income in that job? 76
87 Your Stays Abroad B6
88 Many people live in different countries over the course of their lives. What about you? We're interested in finding out which countries you have lived in for more than three months. 77
89 The following questions are about stays abroad lasting longer than three months. If you have had more than one stay abroad lasting longer than three months, please answer for up to three stays abroad, and if applicable, for the last one as well. Intro_B6
90 What country did you move to first? 78
91 When did you move to that country? 79
92 Why did you move to that country? 80
93 Did you move to another country after that or directly to Germany? 81
94 When did you move to Germany? 82
95 What about after you had lived in Germany for a while: Did you move away again? 83
96 What country did you move to second? 84
97 When did you move to that country? 85
118 Are you still working for the same employer as in your first job? 105
98 Why did you move to that country? 86
99 Did you move to another country after that or directly to Germany? 87
100 When did you move to Germany? 88
101 What about after you had lived in Germany for a while: Did you move away again? 89
102 What country did you move to third? 90
103 When did you move to that country? 91
119 What occupational status did you have at that time (in your first job)? 106
153 Were you involved in extracurricular sports in your youth? 138
104 Why did you move to that country? 92
105 Did you move to another country after that or directly to Germany? 93
106 When did you move to Germany? 94
107 What about after you had lived in Germany for a while: Did you move away again? 95
108 Now we are just interested in your last stay abroad: What country did you move to last? 96
109 When did you move to that country? 97
120 What type of work did you do in your first job? 107
110 Why did you move to that country? 98
111 When did you move back to Germany after your last stay abroad? 99
112 How many times have you spent more than three months living abroad? 100
113 How much time in total did you spend on all of these longer stays abroad? 101
114 Employment B7
115 How old were you when you first started working? 102
116 Are you still doing the same type of work today? 103
117 Do you still have the same occupational status today as you did in your first job? 104
121 What kind of training is usually required for this kind of work? 108
122 Was the company you worked for at that time part of the public sector or public administration? 109
123 What sector of business or industry was your company or institution active in for the most part? 110
124 Have you changed occupations one or more times since then, such that the type of work you do has changed significantly? 111
125 Are you currently employed? 112
126 When was the last year in which you were gainfully employed? 113
127 What was your last occupation? 113a
135 Have you had German citizenship since birth or did you acquire it at a later date? 121
128 Were you last employed full-time, part-time, or marginally in your last job? 114
129 Was the company where you held your last job part of the public sector or public administration? 115
130 What sector of business or industry was your company or institution active in for the most part? 116
131 What was your occupational status in your last job? 117
132 Have you performed any of the following voluntary services? 118
133 Only for men born in 1992 or before: Have you served in the military or in the Alternative Civilian Service? 119
134 Do you have German citizenship? 120
139 Do you have citizenship in another country besides the one mentioned above? 125
140 Where did you live before German reunification, that is, before 1989? 126
141 Since when have you personally been living in this house or apartment? 127
142 Do you have another dwelling besides this one (the one where we are conducting this interview) where you personally live or spend your vacation? 128
143 Which dwelling do you use the most? 129
144 Could you now please think back … B8
145 Where did you spend the majority of your childhood up to the age of 15? Was it ... 130
154 Which of the sports you played was the most important to you? 139
147 How many years of your childhood (up to the age of 15) did you live with the following persons? 132
148 Did you regularly attend pre-school, daycare, or another institution? 133
149 At what age did you start regularly attending this institution? 134
150 If you think back to when you were in school: How interested and involved were your parents in your grades and progress at school? 135
151 How often did you argue or fight with your parents when you were 15 years old? 136
152 Were you actively involved in musical activities growing up? For example, did you sing or play a musical instrument? 137
160 What was the last year you attended school? 143
161 Where did you last attend school? 144
162 How many years did you attend school? 145
163 What type of school-leaving certificate did you attain? 146
164 Can you remember your last report card from school? What were your grades in the following subjects? 147
165 What federal state is your last school located in today? 148
172 Have you completed vocational training or university studies in Germany? 154
173 What type of vocational or university degree did you attain and when did you attain it? 155
166 What type of school-leaving certificate did you attain? 149
167 Can you remember your last report card from school? What were your grades in the following subjects? 150
168 Thinking about your classmates in the last year of school you attended, or your current classmates if you’re still in school: How many of your classmates were/are not from Germany or have parents who were/are not from Germany—in other words, how many have a family history of migration? 151
169 Do you intend to attain a school-leaving certificate in the future? 152
170 What is the highest degree you plan to attain? 153
171 Vocational training / university education B11
174 Did you pursue university studies or occupational training in a different country than Germany? 156
175 What kind of vocational training was it? 157
176 In what year did you complete this occupational training? 158
177 Did you receive a certificate of graduation or diploma upon completion of this vocational training? 159
178 Did you apply to have your degree recognized in Germany? 160
179 What German occupation did you name in your application for recognition of your degree or qualifications? 161
180 When did you apply to have your degree recognized? 162
181 And was your qualification or degree recognized in Germany? 163
182 And when did you receive the decision? 164
183 Why didn’t you apply to have your degree or qualifications recognized? 165
184 Do you intend to complete vocational / occupational training or attain a university degree in the future? 166
185 Which of the following degrees do you plan to attain? 167
186 Your parents B12
187 The following questions are about your parents. Please answer the questions about your mother and father in the corresponding columns. Intro_B12
188 Does your father / your mother live in this household? 168
189 When was your father / mother born (year)? 169
190 Where was your father / mother born? 170
191 What federal state is your father’s / mother’s birthplace located in today? 171
192 What country is your father’s / mother’s birthplace located in today? 172
193 Did your father / your mother move to Germany? 173
194 What year did your father / mother move to the present-day territory of Germany? 174
195 Where does your father / mother live today? 175
196 Is your father / your mother still alive? 176
197 When did your father / mother die? 177
198 Does or did your father / mother have German citizenship? 178
199 What citizenship does / did your father / mother hold? 179
200 Does or did your father / mother belong to a church or religious community? 180
201 What level of schooling did your father / mother complete? 181
202 Did your father / mother complete vocational training or a university degree? 182
203 Which of the following categories describes your father’s / mother’s occupational status when you were 15 years old? 183
204 What job did you father / mother do at the time? 184
205 Your grandparents—first, your father’s parents B13
206 The following questions are about your father’s parents. Please answer the questions about your grandfather and grandmother in the corresponding columns. Intro_B13
207 What year was your grandfather / grandmother born? 185
208 Where was your grandfather / grandmother born? 186
209 What federal state is your grandfather’s / grandmother’s birthplace located in today? 187
210 What country is your grandfather’s / grandmother’s birthplace located in today? 188
211 Did your grandfather / grandmother move to the present-day territory of Germany? 189
212 What year did your grandfather / grandmother move to the present-day territory of Germany? 190
213 Your grandparents—now, your mother’s parents B14
214 The following questions are about your mother’s parents. Please answer the questions about your grandfather and grandmother in the corresponding columns. Intro_B14
215 What year was your grandfather / grandmother born? 191
216 Where was your grandfather / grandmother born? 192
217 What federal state is your grandfather’s / grandmother’s birthplace located in today? 193
218 What country is your grandfather’s / grandmother’s birthplace located in today? 194
219 Did your grandfather / grandmother move to the present-day territory of Germany? 195
220 What year did your grandfather / grandmother move to the present-day territory of Germany? 196
221 Do you or did you have any siblings? 197
222 Do you or did you have children? If so, how many? 198
223 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. There are questions dealing with your current relationship and others dealing 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. 199
224 Realisation of the interview B15
225 When did you finish filling out the questionnaire? A
226 How did you complete the interview? B
227 Duration of the interview: C
228 Other notes: D
229 Thank you for your assistance! Please double-check: Has the green "Individual questionnaire for everyone" already been completed? Int
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Label: Biography (CAPI) 2019


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