Swedish electorate 1887-1968

SND-ID: SND 0140

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Description

The study concerns the parliamentary elections (for the second chamber) from 1887, the first election of modern type in Sweden´s history with clearly demarcated political groupings within the electorate, to 1968, the last election under the bicameral parliamentary system.
The aim is to study the mobilization of the Swedish electorate during the period and how social structure influences political behaviour. The data are of two types: political data and social data.

Purpose:

Study the mobilization of the Swedish electorate during 1887 to 1968.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Contributor(s)

Bo Jansson

Dag Sörbom - Uppsala University, Department of Information Science

Barbro Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Funding

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

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Swedish electorate

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Time period(s) investigated

1887–1968

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit

Country

Topic and keywords

Subject area

Employment, POLITICS, Elections, Social conditions and indicators, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, History (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

Lewin, L., Jansson, B., & Sörbom, D. (1972) The Swedish Electorate 1887-1968. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell.
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Dataset 1
Swedish electorate - Election returns 1887-1970, county level

Version 1.1

2013-08-29
https://doi.org/10.5878/001561

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Citation

Leif Lewin. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2013). <em>Swedish electorate - Election returns 1887-1970, county level</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001561">https://doi.org/10.5878/001561</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Time period(s) investigated

1887–1970

Variables

32

Number of individuals/objects

141

Dataset 2
Swedish electorate - Election returns 1964, 1966 and 1968, local level

Version 1.1

2013-08-29
https://doi.org/10.5878/001562

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Citation

Leif Lewin. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2013). <em>Swedish electorate - Election returns 1964, 1966 and 1968, local level</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001562">https://doi.org/10.5878/001562</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Time period(s) investigated

1964–1968

Variables

44

Number of individuals/objects

910

Dataset 3
Swedish electorate - Postal voting 1964 and 1968

Version 1.1

2013-08-29
https://doi.org/10.5878/001563

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Citation

Leif Lewin. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2013). <em>Swedish electorate - Postal voting 1964 and 1968</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001563">https://doi.org/10.5878/001563</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Time period(s) investigated

1964–1968

Variables

20

Number of individuals/objects

25

Dataset 4
Swedish electorate - Occupations 1890-1960

Version 1.1

2013-08-29
https://doi.org/10.5878/001564

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Citation

Leif Lewin. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2013). <em>Swedish electorate - Occupations 1890-1960</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001564">https://doi.org/10.5878/001564</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Time period(s) investigated

1890–1960

Variables

32

Number of individuals/objects

770

Dataset 5
Swedish electorate - Social variables

Version 1.1

2013-08-29
https://doi.org/10.5878/001565

Metadata added

Citation

Leif Lewin. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2013). <em>Swedish electorate - Social variables</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001565">https://doi.org/10.5878/001565</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Leif Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Variables

30

Number of individuals/objects

166

Published: 1982-01-01
Last updated: 2019-09-06