The Gothenburg SOM Survey 2019

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

In the autumn of 2019, the fourth edition of the Gothenburg SOM survey was conducted. A total of 5000 randomly selected citizens of Gothenburg answered questions about attitudes and habits in relation to society, opinion and media. Many of the questions in the Gothenburg survey are of a regional nature, and concern local politicians and infrastructure initiatives.

Subject area

MEDIA, COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE, Media, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, POLITICS, Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Political ideology, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, Social behaviour and attitudes, Social conditions and indicators, Cultural activities and participation, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies), Media and Communications, Media Studies, Other Social Sciences, Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Identifiers

SND-ID: 2020-110

Alternative title

Gbg-SOM 2019

Description

In the autumn of 2019, the fourth edition of the Gothenburg SOM survey was conducted. A total of 5000 randomly selected citizens of Gothenburg answered questions about attitudes and habits in relation to society, opinion and media. Many of the questions in the Gothenburg survey are of a regional nature, and concern local politicians and infrastructure initiatives.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

2019

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Göteborg Municipality

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Municipality

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-85 years and residing in Göteborg municipality.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
The selection of participants was based on simple random sampling and was conducted negatively with the SOM Institute’s national survey so that no individual would receive two questionnaires from the SOM Institute during the same survey year. The sample was drawn from the Swedish Tax Agency’s population register (RTB).

Data contains personal data

No

Ethics Review

Gothenburg — Ref. 130-15

Subject area

MEDIA, COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE, Media, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, POLITICS, Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Political ideology, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, Social behaviour and attitudes, Social conditions and indicators, Cultural activities and participation, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies), Media and Communications, Media Studies, Other Social Sciences, Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

Rönnerstrand, B. & Sandelin, F (2020) SOM-undersökningen i Göteborg 2019: SOM-rapport nr 2020:36 [Elektronisk resurs]. Göteborgs universitet. https://www.gu.se/sites/default/files/2020-11/36.%20G%C3%B6teborgsrapporten%202019_0.pdf
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The Gothenburg SOM Survey 2019

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University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2021). <em>The Gothenburg SOM Survey 2019</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/mwpw-jv86">https://doi.org/10.5878/mwpw-jv86</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data format / data structure

Numeric

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Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2019-09-16 — 2019-12-31

Data collector: Institutet för kvalitetsindikatorer - Indikator

Sample size: 5000

Cause of non response — No contact/refusal: 2393

Cause of non response — Respondent unable to participate: 192

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

202

Number of individuals/objects

2412

Response rate/participation rate

50

Published: 2021-04-01