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Germany International Social Survey Programme: Leisure Time and Sports 2008


General Info
Germany (DEU)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2008 - 08/2008
Series or system 
International Social Survey Programme (ISSP)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview

The purpose of this round of the International Social Survey Programme was to conduct cross-national collaborative social science research on the leisure time and sports activities of adults in countries throughout the world. The data for Germany were gathered through both self-completed questionnaires and in-person interviews. This survey sample size included 1,717 adults aged 18 years and older.

The main themes of the questionnaire included activities during free time, opinions on laws, politics, and government, social connection, and household characteristics.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 

ISSP Research Group (2009): International Social Survey Programme: Leisure Time and Sports - ISSP 2007. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA4850 Data file version 2.0.0, doi:10.4231/1.10079.