ISSP 1995 - National identity I: Sweden
SND-ID: snd0502-1. Version: 1.1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/001598
Is part of collection at SND: ISSP - International Social Survey Programme
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Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology
Umeå University - Department of Sociology
This survey is the Swedish part of the 1995 'International Social Survey Program' (ISSP), and it focuses on national identity. Respondents were asked to comment on various topics regarding national identity, such as how 'close' they felt to Sweden, national pride, Sweden's relations with other countries, and treatment of immigrants and minority groups. Those queried were asked to describe the pride they felt towards Sweden's accomplishments in the following areas: political influence, economics, social security, science and technology, sports, the arts, armed forces, history, and treatment of others. A series of questions probed for respondents' views regarding international relations, including foreign trade restrictions, international problem-solving attempts, foreign language education, the purchase of land by foreigners, the nationality of television programs and movies, and the benefits of membership in regional international organizations. Respondents were also asked to assess their countries´ treatment of minority groups and immigrants. Topics covered the preservation of minority tradit... Show more..
ISSP aims to design and implement internationally comparable attitude surveys. The study in 1995 investigating National identity: Sweden. Show less..
Data contains personal data
Unit of analysis
Individuals aged 18-76 years and residing in Sweden
Time period(s) investigated
1995-02-05 – 1995-05-01
Number of individuals/objects
Ett subsample drogs bland de som inte besvarade enkäten efter två påminnelser. Ungefär hälften av dem blev utvalda för telefonintervjuer, i enlighet med SCB:s praxis. Alla respondenter i stickprovet har tilldelats vikten 2,05. För att bevara representativiteten i stickprovet bör alla beräkningar göras med viktning. Viktvariabel = V5.
Response rate/participation rate
Data format / data structure
- Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
- Time period(s) for data collection: 1995-02 – 1995-05
- Data collector: Statistics Sweden
- Instrument: (Semi-structured questionnaire)
- Source of the data: Population group
Geographic location: Sweden
Lowest geographic unit
National area (NUTS2)
Department of Sociology
Cultural and national identity (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)
Sociology (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)
Equality, inequality and social exclusion (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Minorities (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Edlund, J., Sundström, E., & Svallfors, S. (1995) Aspects of national identity - A Swedish survey. Codebook for machine-readable datafile. Umeå: Department of Sociology.
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