Swedish opinion 1979

SND-ID: SND 0088

This study is part of the collection Swedish opinion

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

SVOP79

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Boalt - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Gunnar Ekman - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Sten Hultgren - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Description

This is the first survey in a collection of studies on Swedish opinion conducted during the period 1979-1985. While the purpose has been to collect rather detailed information on the public opinion, the questionnaires have been very extensive and the number of variables in each survey amount to 500 or more. A core of questions asked annually makes it possible to study changes in opinion over time. Swedish opinion 1979 included questions on: the importance of a number of changes in one´s own personal conditions and the opinion on the ability of a number of institutions, individuals and political authorities to achieve something that the respondent benefits from; the importance of a number of issues and the opinion on the ability of a number of organizations and political authorities to achieve something in these issues; opinion on the influence a number of organizations and groups have in society; the respondent´s own well being at present; work and working conditions; political party with best ideas to achieve improvements in a number of fields; personal responsibilities. The respondents had t

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Responsible department/unit

Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Funding

  • Funding agency: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 17-80 years

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

1979-04-15–1979-06-05

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Publications

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Swedish Social Science Data Service (1985) Svenska folket 1979-1985 - sex enkäter från Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser. SSD report, 2. Göteborg: Swedish Social Science Data Service.

Boalt, G. (1985) Vad vill väljarna? : åsiktsförskjutningarna 1979-1983. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell international. ISBN: 91-22-00736-9.
ISBN: 91-22-00736-9

Boalt, G., & Hultgren, S. (1980) I svenskarnas ögon. Stockholm: LT Förlag. ISBN: 91-36-01651-9.
Libris Google Books
ISBN: 9789136016512

Hultgren, S. (1982) Det politiska spelet om envar : vad den svenske väljaren tror, fruktar, hoppas och kräver - speglat i opinionsundersökningar under tre år. Stockholm : Askild & Kärnekull. ISBN: 91-582-0401-6.
ISBN: 91-582-0401-6

Boalt, G., & Bergryd, U. (1981) Political value patterns and parties in Sweden. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International.ISBN: 91-22-00413-0.
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ISBN: 91-22-00413-0

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Dataset
Swedish opinion 1979

Associated documentation

Version 1.0

Citation

Gunnar Boalt, Gunnar Ekman, Sten Hultgren, Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser (1984). <em>Swedish opinion 1979</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001123">https://doi.org/10.5878/001123</a>

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Data format / data structure

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Boalt - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Gunnar Ekman - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Sten Hultgren - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Data collection

  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1979-04-15–1979-06-05
  • Instrument: Structured questionnaire
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

669

Number of individuals/objects

1670

Published: 1984-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06