The Gothenburg SOM Survey 2020

SND-ID: 2021-20

This study is part of the collection SOM - Special studies

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

In the autumn of 2020, the fifth edition of the Gothenburg SOM survey was conducted. A total of 8 000 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

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

Yes

Type of personal data

Names of politicians included in survey question no 18

Ethics Review

Gothenburg - Ref. 130-15

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

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

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2020 – 2020

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Göteborg Municipality

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Municipality

Publications

Rönnerstrand, Björn, Solevid, Maria & Henrik Oscarsson (red) (2021). Hög tid för Göteborg: SOM-undersökningen i Göteborg 2016-2020. Göteborgs universitet. https://www.gu.se/sites/default/files/2022-02/H%C3%B6g%20tid%20f%C3%B6r%20G%C3%B6teborg_v2_0.pdf
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ISBN: 978-91-89673-50-2

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Dataset
The Gothenburg SOM Survey 2020

Version 1

Citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2022). The Gothenburg SOM Survey 2020. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1. https://doi.org/10.5878/y059-8p02

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2020-09-07–2020-12-21
  • Data collector: Institutet för kvalitetsindikatorer - Indikator
  • Sample size: 8000
  • Number of responses: 3956
  • Non response size: 4044
  • Cause of non response - Respondent unable to participate: 369
  • Cause of non response - No contact/refusal: 3675
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

273

Number of individuals/objects

3956

Response rate/participation rate

52%

Published: 2022-04-01