Corona data

The coronavirus has a firm grip on the world and confronts us with a number of questions. How will Germany get through the corona crisis? What fears do people have? How informed does the population feel?

These and other questions can be answered with this collection of data. Further data on Corona and the COVID-19 pandemic is constantly being added and can be found via the GESIS search:

Some selected studies on Corona can be found here:

Trend questions Corona

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On behalf of the Press and Information Office of the German Federal Government, representative population surveys on the subject of the "Corona crisis" (COVID-19) are carried out regularly from calendar week 12/2020 onwards.

Federal Press Office surveys on Corona

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The Federal Press Office conducts various surveys, some of them repeated, on aspects of the Corona pandemic, such as topic-specific information behavior on the Corona pandemic, employed persons in times of Corona, and trust in the state and society during the Corona crisis.

GESIS Panel SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak

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Timely data on the effects of the corona crisis (COVID-19) on daily life in Germany.

Everyday life during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Three waves of an open online panel on everyday experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic (March to August 2020) in Germany.

Science Barometer Corona Special

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The Corona Special Surveys include questions on cognitive attitudes such as informedness and the information behavior of respondents on corona and COVID-19 related topics from science and research.

COVID-19 and Social Inequality (subset)

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Subset of the "COVID-19 and Social Inequality" dataset to examine whether the population is more likely to support measures under voluntary or forced implementation.

The pairfam COVID-19 survey

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Survey of pairfam anchor persons to examine the impact of COVID-19 on home life and personal relationships.

Young Germany during COVID-19

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The situation of young adults in Germany during the Coronavirus pandemic, especially their compliance with the restrictions and measurements and the youth’s individual motivations to comply.

Civil Society Responses to COVID-19 in Latin America

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Initiatives from civil society organizations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in 18 countries in Latin America

Corona Survey

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Participants were asked how their behavior changed during the crisis, how they felt, their threat perceptions, news consumption, trust in information sources, solidarity and attitudes toward vaccination, and more.

Eurobarometer 93.1

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The Eurobarometer surveyed attitudes toward Corona measures in this wave.

CILS4COVID

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The 2020 wave questions of CILS4EU mainly revolve around the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on daily life.

Mannheim Corona Study

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The study examined social/economic aspects (e.g., child care, employment situation, and disposable income) as well as the impact of policies on social interactions, feelings of anxiety, and public support for the Corona pandemic mitigation measures.

European Parliament COVID-19 Surveys

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Public opinion survey on the topic of the COVID-19 pandemic in EU member states focusing on an assessment of public measures against the pandemic and on the impact the pandemic has on various aspects of the personal lives of the respondents.

KOMPAKK Index on sector closures

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German federal state-specific sector closures compiled from the original state decrees between March and April 2020.

KOMPAKK Index on home office options

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Occupation-specific possibilities to work from home.

KOMPAKK Index on essential occupations

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German federal state-specific information on occupations classified as critical infrastructures, compiled from state decrees between April 2020 and May 2021..

Facing COVID-19 sustainably

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Comparison of up to six countries on which Corona actions were taken and how effective they were in saving both the economy and lives.

Socio-political attitudes and preferences in Germany and Greece in times of COVID-19

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Opinions and attitudes of surveyed people in Germany and Greece during the COVID-19 pandemic about the political situation in their respective country and in the European Union.

Twin-Life - COVID-19 supplementary survey

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Additional survey on the influences and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 as part of the representative behavior genetic study on the development of social inequalities, Twin-Life, with 4000 pairs of twins living in Germany.

Thuringia Monitor 2000-2020

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Representative population in Thuringia with focus on right-wing extremism. The 2020 wave also includes questions on risk perception during the Covid 19 pandemic, attitudes toward measures, and Corona-skeptic attitudes and pandemic-related conspiracy thinking.

Everyday Life in Germany and Europe 2020 (Solikris)

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Effects of crises on the dynamics of solidarity in society and politics. The focus is primarily on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the opinions and feelings of the citizens surveyed about everyday life and the political situation in their respective countries.