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Microcensus Regional File


The regional file of the MZ 2000 allows analyses at the level of so-called microcensus district regions (MZKR). These MZKRs are regional units comprising at least 100,000 inhabitants.

Further information on data access, and data documentation can be found here:

  • Christians, Helga und Heike Wirth (2009): Mikrozensus-Regionalfile: Hochrechnung, Stichprobenfehler und Anonymisierung. Düsseldorf, Mannheim: GESIS.


Schlüsselverzeichnis Regionalfile – Mikrozensus 2000 (in German)

Data access

Research Data Centres of the Federal Statistical Office and the statistical offices of the Länder: Microcensus Regional File 2000