Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Undiscovered and Unused Resources and Potential of the Elderly
Unentdeckte und Ungenutzte Ressourcen und Potentiale des Alter(n)s

Topic
Intergenerational Relationships
Work and Productivity
Social, Civic and Cultural Engagement
Relevance for this Topic
Country Austria
URL
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Governance

Contact information

Anton Amman with the Institute for Sociology at the University of Vienna/Funded by the Austrian National Bank (ÖNB), carried
Institute for Sociology at the University of Vienna
Rooseveltplatz 2
1090 Wien
Austria
Phone: 431427748101
Email: anton.amman(at)univie.ac.at
Url: NA

Timeliness, transparency

The survey was conducted in Summer 2006 and the main findings were published in 2007.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


Access to data

Conditions of access


The data is only available in German.

Access to data

Conditions of access


The data is only available in German.

Access to data

Conditions of access


The data is only available in German.


Coverage


Data was collected in 2006 with a sample size of 528 individuals.


2006


By state (Bundesland), age, gender, and size of community of residence (population size)


Austrian population between ages 50 and 75


State (Bundesland)


Ages 51-75


Representative of target group


Data collected on individual productivity and engagement, and determination to be independent and self-reliant; Intergenerational productivity as voluntary activity for the wider social environment; Social productivity and the self-organisation of elderly persons from a societal perspective. Corresponds to: Work and Productivity, Intergenerational Relationships, and Social, Civic and Cultural Engagement Topics


• "Productivity and Resources of the Elderly in Austria Project" (Projekt Produktiviatät und Ressourcen des Altern(s) in Österreich)

Coverage


Data was collected in 2006 with a sample size of 528 individuals.


2006


By state (Bundesland), age, gender, and size of community of residence (population size)


Austrian population between ages 50 and 75


State (Bundesland)


Ages 51-75


Representative of target group


Data collected on individual productivity and engagement, and determination to be independent and self-reliant; Intergenerational productivity as voluntary activity for the wider social environment; Social productivity and the self-organisation of elderly persons from a societal perpective Corresponds to: Work and Productivity, Intergenerational Relationships, and Social, Civic and Cultural Engagement Topics


• "Productivity and Resources of the Elderly in Austria Project" (Projekt Produktiviatät und Ressourcen des Altern(s) in Österreich)

Coverage


Data was collected in 2006 with a sample size of 528 individuals.


2006


By state (Bundesland), age, gender, and size of community of residence (population size)


Austrian population between ages 50 and 75


State (Bundesland)


Ages 51-75


Representative of target group


Data collected on individual productivity and engagement, and determination to be independent and self-reliant; Intergenerational productivity as voluntary activity for the wider social environment; Social productivity and the self-organisation of elderly persons from a societal perspective. Corresponds to: Work and Productivity, Intergenerational Relationships, and Social, Civic and Cultural Engagement Topics


• "Productivity and Resources of the Elderly in Austria Project" (Projekt Produktiviatät und Ressourcen des Altern(s) in Österreich)


Linkage


Uses the same measures as the German Ageing Survey (Alterssurvey)

Linkage


Uses the same measures as the German Ageing Survey (Alterssurvey)

Linkage


Uses the same measures as the German Ageing Survey (Alterssurvey)


Data quality


No errors reported


No breaks reported


No inconsistencies in terminology or coding reported

Data quality


No errors reported


No breaks reported


No inconsistencies in terminology or coding reported

Data quality


No errors reported


No breaks reported


No inconsistencies in terminology or coding reported


Applicability


Strengths: This survey is comparable to the German Ageing Survey (Alterssurvey) and fills a gap in data availability for the Austrian population. Weaknesses: The survey has a small sample size

Applicability


Strengths: This survey is comparable to the German Ageing Survey (Alterssurvey) and fills a gap in data availability for the Austrian population. Weaknesses: The survey has a small sample size

Applicability


Strengths: This survey is comparable to the German Ageing Survey (Alterssurvey) and fills a gap in data availability for the Austrian population. Weaknesses: The survey has a small sample size


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Maria M. Hofmarcher
  • (see Partners)