The Sweden Count 2000
SND-ID: snd0949-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/002580
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Margareta Skog - Church of Sweden, Church of Sweden Research Unit
Lund University - Church of Sweden Research Unit
The data file belonging to this study contains information about participation in services and worships at approximately 5,900 congregations, corps and religious groups across Sweden during the weekend of 24 - 26 September 1999. The survey was sent to roughly 6,500 congregations, corps and groups and a response rate of around 90% was thus reached. Well over half a million participations were registered during the weekend, in communities spanning over Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Bahá'í, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and "new movements" including New Age movements, Neopaganism, Neo-Hindu movements, the Church of Scientology etc. Four pieces of information were gathered: 1) day and time of the religious activity, 3) type of religious activity, 3) number of participants, 4) whether the activity was ecumenical or not.
What did religious Sweden look like just before the turn of the millennium 2000? Answering this question was the purpose of the Sweden Count 2000. More specifically, the study examines the number of visits to congregations and religious societies during a weekend of Septemb
What did religious Sweden look like just before the turn of the millennium 2000? Answering this question was the purpose of the Sweden Count 2000. More specifically, the study examines the number of visits to congregations and religious societies during a weekend of September 1999.
The dataset contains a data file with information on the number of visits to congregations and religious societies in Sweden during the weekend of 24th - 26th September 1999. Show less..
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Time period(s) investigated
1999-09-24 – 1999-09-26
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Response rate/participation rate
Data format / data structure
- Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
- Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-09-24 – 1999-09-26
Geographic location: Sweden
Geographic description: Sweden
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Highest geographic unit
Church of Sweden Research Unit
Religious attendance, Listening to music, Islam, Church, Baptisms, Weddings, Religious affiliation, Religious practice, Religious communities, Religious groups, Judaism, Folk cultures, Meditation, Mysticism, Religious behaviour, Religious ceremonies, Attendance, Appointments, Religious societies, Religious institutions, Religious movements, Funerals, Buddhism, Minority groups, Hinduism, Catholicism, Christianity, Orthodoxy, Protestantism, Sikhism, Survey data
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