Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Intergenerational Solidarity in Austria
Generationensolidarität in Österreich

Topic
Public Attitudes towards Older Age
Intergenerational Relationships
Wellbeing
Relevance for this Topic
Country Austria
URL
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Governance

Contact information

Gerhard Majce
Boltzmann Institute for Social Gerontology and Lifecourse Research; requested by Minsitry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection (BMASK)
Stubenring 1
1010 Vienna
Austria
Phone: Gerhard Majce: +431427748122; BMASK: +431711000
Email: gerhard.majce(at)univie.ac.at; post(at)bmask.gv.at
Url: Not available

Timeliness, transparency

Data was collected between February and May 2005 and the main findings were published in November 2005.

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


Round 1: data was collected in 1998 with a sample size of 1,000. Round 2: data was collected in 2005 with a sample size of 2,057 (weighted to 2,000).


1998


Sex, age (15 year brackets), education level, state (Bundesland), degree of urbanization (population density)


Austrian resident population (Central Registry)


By state (Bundesland)


Aged 18 and over


Representative of target population (Only includes people living in private households)


Data was collected on a society-wide basis on intergenerational relationships, points of conflict and changes in the overall picture of old age. Additional data was collected at the family-level on intergenerational relationship between family members, potential for solidarity, support, help needed and help provided, care, distance between residences of family members, frequency of contact and communication, quality of relationship, location and level of urbanisation of residence. Corresponds to Intergenerational Relationships and Public Attitudes towards Ageing Topics


• "Intergenerational Solidarity in Austria 2005: Empirical-sociological Investigation in Aging Research in Austria" (Generationensolidarität in Österreich 2005: Empirisch-soziologische Untersuchung der Alternsforschung in Österreich)

Coverage


Round 1: data was collected in 1998 with a sample size of 1,000. Round 2: data was collected in 2005 with a sample size of 2,057 (weighted to 2,000).


1998


Sex, age (15 year brackets), education level, state (Bundesland), degree of urbanization (population density)


Austrian resident population (Central Registry)


By state (Bundesland)


Aged 18 and over


Representative of target population (Only includes people living in private households)


Data was collected on a society-wide basis on intergenerational relationships, points of conflict and changes in the overall picture of old age. Additional data was collected at the family-level on intergenerational relationship between family members, potential for solidarity, support, help needed and help provided, care, distance between residences of family members, frequency of contact and communication, quality of relationship, location and level of urbanisation of residence. Corresponds to Intergenerational Relationships and Public Attitudes towards Ageing Topics


• "Intergenerational Solidarity in Austria 2005: Empirical-sociological Investigation in Aging Research in Austria" (Generationensolidarität in Österreich 2005: Empirisch-soziologische Untersuchung der Alternsforschung in Österreich)

Coverage


Round 1: data was collected in 1998 with a sample size of 1,000. Round 2: data was collected in 2005 with a sample size of 2,057 (weighted to 2,000).


1998


Sex, age (15 year brackets), education level, state (Bundesland), degree of urbanization (population density)


Austrian resident population (Central Registry)


By state (Bundesland)


Aged 18 and over


Representative of target population (Only includes people living in private households)


Data was collected on a society-wide basis on intergenerational relationships, points of conflict and changes in the overall picture of old age. Additional data was collected at the family-level on intergenerational relationship between family members, potential for solidarity, support, help needed and help provided, care, distance between residences of family members, frequency of contact and communication, quality of relationship, location and level of urbanisation of residence. Corresponds to Intergenerational Relationships and Public Attitudes towards Ageing Topics


• "Intergenerational Solidarity in Austria 2005: Empirical-sociological Investigation in Aging Research in Austria" (Generationensolidarität in Österreich 2005: Empirisch-soziologische Untersuchung der Alternsforschung in Österreich)


Linkage

Linkage

Linkage


Data quality

Data quality

Data quality


Applicability


Strengths: Weaknesses: This survey does not include institutionalized individuals, there is no possibility for linkage with another data set, and the age is disaggregated only into 15-year brackets. Age is disaggregated into 15 year brackets only and the survey does not include institutionalized individuals in the sample. There is no possibility for linkage to other datasets.

Applicability


Strengths: Weaknesses: This survey does not include institutionalized individuals, there is no possibility for linkage with another data set, and the age is disaggregated only into 15-year brackets. Age is disaggregated into 15 year brackets only and the survey does not include institutionalized individuals in the sample. There is no possibility for linkage to other datasets.

Applicability


Strengths: Weaknesses: This survey does not include institutionalized individuals, there is no possibility for linkage with another data set, and the age is disaggregated only into 15-year brackets. Age is disaggregated into 15 year brackets only and the survey does not include institutionalized individuals in the sample. There is no possibility for linkage to other datasets.


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