Swedish National Election Study 2006-2010 Panel - Swedish election study 2006-2010 panel

SND-ID: snd0925-1. Version: 2.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/002092


Alternative title

VU 2006-2010

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Statistics Sweden

Research principal

University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science rorId


This material consists of parts of the Swedish election studies for 2006 and 2010, both carried out in connection with the Swedish general elections those years. The Swedish general elections studies are a nation-wide series of interviews followed by surveys, where questions about respondents' political views and opinions as well general political interest, are asked. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several of the previous surveys, but there are also a number of questions not asked before.

The dataset includes responses and statistics for the group that was interviewed for both the 2006 and 2010 elections, and no data from the 2010-2014 panel. As such, the dataset can be viewed as effectively containing half the data from the 2006 Swedish general election and half of that from the 2010 one.


To explain why people vote as they do and why an election ends in a particular way. Track and follow trends in the Swedish electoral democracy and make comparisons with other countries.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Swedish citizens entitled to vote, resident in Sweden and aged 18-80 years.

Time period(s) investigated

2006 – 2010



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2006 – 2010
  • Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Population group, Registers/Records/Accounts
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Political Science

Topic and keywords


Version 2.0. 2014-05-27

Version 2.0: 2014-05-27

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/002092

Version 1.0. 2013-11-19

Version 1.0: 2013-11-19

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/001745

Published: 2014-05-27
Last updated: 2023-09-21