Korean national election study 1992

SND-ID: snd0394-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/001071

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Nam-Young Lee - Institute for Korean Election Studies

Joong-Bin Cho - Institute for Korean Election Studies


This survey was carried out immidiately after the Korean National Assembly election on March 24 and include questions on knowledge about candidate winning in the respondent's local district and which party the candidate represented, interest in the election campaign, attitude toward the candidates, voting decision, vote in the 1987 presidential election, and opinion on most serious problems in Korea. There were also a number of questions dealing with illegalities committed during the election campaign and with the clean election campaign run by the National Election Management Bureau. Background variables include information on age, gender, education, monthly income, size of household, housing, occupation, and place of residence.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Koreans aged 20 years or older

Time Method

Sampling procedure

The sample for the survey was drawn on the basis of the ´multistage probability sample method´. At the first stage, the total sample size of 1200 were drawn with probability proportionate to electorate of the cities and communities. At the second stage, electoral constituencies within which 30 eligible voters would be drawn were selected. Eleven constituencies were selected in Seoul, four in Pusan, two in Inchon, and one in Kwangju, and so on. Within each constituency drawn two polling districts were allocated at the third stage, and finally a systematic random sample of 15 individuals were drawn within each polling district with probability proportionate to electorate.

Time period(s) investigated

1992-03-26 – 1992-03-30



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1992-03-26 – 1992-03-30
  • Data collector: Institute for Korean Election Studies
  • 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)

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)

Published: 1992-11-10
Last updated: 2023-07-11