Local citizen survey 1991 - main survey
SND-ID: snd0306-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/001045
Folke Johansson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science
Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science
Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Center for Public Sector Research
University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science
This survey forms part of the research program 'Demokrati i förändring'. The survey was carried out immediately after the local elections in 1991. Areas covered: Opinion on how well the local authority service works and on achievments needed in different fields; Activities of the political parties; Attempts on influencing political decisions in another way than through voting; Political commitment and opinion on the recruitment of politicians; Membership of organizations and associations; Confidence in a number of institutions; Difference in treatment of men and women; Relation to other countries and international organizations; Medical care and the county council activities; The quality of the information about political issues and how to get information; Opinion on the political parties and vote in the election to the parliament, county council and local government respectively; and a number of socio-economic background variables. Furthermore there is a number of questions only put to individuals living in the municipalities of Grästorp, Kävlinge, Lidköping and Luleå. In Göteborg the questio... Show more..
Data contains personal data
Unit of analysis
Individuals aged 18-80 years and residing in any of the 28 municipalities within the sample.
Time period(s) investigated
1991-09-01 – 1991-12-31
Number of individuals/objects
Data format / data structure
- Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
- Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-09 – 1991-12
- Data collector: Statistics Sweden
- Instrument: Questionnaire main survey (Structured questionnaire)
- Instrument: Questionnaire Gothenburg survey (Structured questionnaire)
- Source of the data: Population group
Geographic location: Sweden
Geographic description: Upplands-Väsby, Nacka, Tierp, Uppsala, Enköping, Katrineholm, Eksjö, Kalmar, Staffanstorp, Kävlinge, Sjöbo, Trelleborg, Munkedal, Lysekil, Tranemo, Grästorp, Töreboda, Lidköping, Kil, Surahammar, Västerås, Härjedalen, Sorsele, Kalix, Gällivare, Luleå, Ale and Göteborg.
Department of Political Science
- Funding agency: Kommunförbundet
- Funding agency: Civildepartementet
- Funding agency: Landstingsförbundet
Elections (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)
Political science (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)
Specific social services: use and availability (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Information society (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Local government elections, Trust, Child care, Voting, Parliamentary elections, European union, Political interest, Membership, Information sources, Community action, Public services, Privatization, Political allegiance, Political participation, Internal politics, Political parties, Parliamentary candidates, Citizen participation, State health services, Political party policies, Lobbying
Johansson, F., Lorentzon, L.O., & Strömberg, L. (1993) Kommunmedborgarundersökningen 1991. Undersökningsdesign, urval, datainsamling, marginalfördelningar och bortfall. Work report no.1 1993. Göteborg: CEFOS.
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