Korean national election study 1988

SND-ID: snd0392-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/001051


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Korea Research Gallup Polls Ltd.


This survey was carried out in connection with the Korean National Assembly election on April 26. The respondents were asked about political interest, opinion on drastical changes in Korean politics, most serious problems in Korea, knowledge of candidates running for the National Assembly, candidate preferred and reason for prefering this candidate, source of information on politics and election campaign, most important campaign issue and party benefited from this issue, evaluation of present government and reason for this assessment, evaluation of president Roh Tae Woo, party liked most and second best party, and party voted for in the 1985 election. Background variables include information on gender, age, occupation, religion, place of residence, grandfathers hometown, education, and monthly income. There are also a number of questions concerning economic daily newspapers.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Koreans aged 20-84 years.

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1988-04-12 – 1988-04-15



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1988-04-12 – 1988-04-15
  • Data collector: Korea Research Gallup Polls Ltd.
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Korea, the Republic of

Administrative information
Topic and keywords

Research area

Elections (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)

Published: 1992-11-01
Last updated: 2023-07-11