Swedish opinion 1981

SND-ID: snd0092-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/002603

Is part of collection at SND: Swedish opinion


Alternative title


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Boalt - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Gunnar Ekman - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Sten Hultgren - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser


This dataset contains information from the third survey of the collection of Swedish opinion surveys. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous surveys, some of the questions are excluded and a number of questions are added. New questions in this survey dealt with: most important political task in the nearest future; measures to be taken to improve the Swedish economy; improvements wanted in one´s own life; opinion on religion and religious people; persons to be protected when the standard of living is decreasing; insurances; various measures to prevent crime; industrial cooperation between Sweden and Norway; immigration; interest in domestic policy; causes of the country´s bad economy; opinion on reductions in the public expenses; attitudes toward drugs; the respondent´s parents opinion on religion and drugs; cooperation between various groups in society; and interest in the political debate in mass media.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 17-80 years

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
Obundet slumpmässigt urval ur befolkningsregistret, riksomfattande.

Time period(s) investigated

1981-04-01 – 1981-06-04



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1981-04-01 – 1981-06-04
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit


Administrative information


  • Funding agency: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation
Topic and keywords

Research area

Working conditions (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Political behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Media (CESSDA Topic Classification)


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Boalt, G., & Hultgren, S. (1980) I svenskarnas ögon. Stockholm: LT Förlag. ISBN: 91-36-01651-9.
Libris | Google Books
ISBN: 9789136016512

Swedish Social Science Data Service (1985) Svenska folket 1979-1985 - sex enkäter från Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser. SSD report, 2. Göteborg: Swedish Social Science Data Service.

Boalt, G. (1984) The political process. Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell international. ISBN: 9122006540.
Libris | Library of Congress
ISBN: 9122006540

Hultgren, S. (1982) Det politiska spelet om envar : vad den svenske väljaren tror, fruktar, hoppas och kräver - speglat i opinionsundersökningar under tre år. Stockholm : Askild & Kärnekull. ISBN: 91-582-0401-6.
ISBN: 91-582-0401-6

Boalt, G. (1985) Vad vill väljarna? : åsiktsförskjutningarna 1979-1983. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell international. ISBN: 91-22-00736-9.
ISBN: 91-22-00736-9

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Published: 1984-11-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06