Swedish election study 1982

This study is part of the collection Swedish Election Studies - Parliamentary elections

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description:

This study is part of the collection of Swedish election studies fielded continuously since 1956. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous election studies. Specific for the 1982 study are a number of questions on the labour market situation and the economic situation. The respondents had to give their opinion on the tax reform decided by the parliament during spring 1982. There are also a number of questions on the respondents´ opinion of different social systems. Furthermore the respondents had to mention what issues the different parties put strength on before election day.

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0157

Alternative title:

VU82

Purpose:

Explain why people vote as they do and why an election ends in a particular way. Track and follow trends in the Swedish electoral democracy and make comparisons with other countries.

Description:

This study is part of the collection of Swedish election studies fielded continuously since 1956. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous election studies. Specific for the 1982 study are a number of questions on the labour market situation and the economic situation. The respondents had to give their opinion on the tax reform decided by the parliament during spring 1982. There are also a number of questions on the respondents´ opinion of different social systems. Furthermore the respondents had to mention what issues the different parties put strength on before election day.

Language:

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1982-08-23

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 18-80 years, residing in Sweden and eligible to vote in the parliamentary election 1982

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Holmberg, S. (1984) Väljare i förändring. Stockholm: LiberFörlag. ISBN: 91-38-90610-4.
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Holmberg, Sören (1984) Väljarna och valet 1982. In Allmänna valen 1982. Del 3. Specialundersökningar (SOS). Stockholm: Statistics Sweden. (With a summary in English). ISBN: 91-7142-025-8.

Holmberg, S. (1985) Väljare i förändring : en sammanfattning av några resultat från 1982 års valundersökning. Stockholm: Statistics Sweden.

Holmberg, S., & Gilljam, M. (1985) Valundersökning 1982 : teknisk rapport. Stockholm: Statistics Sweden. ISSN 0347-9366 ; 9.

Elinder, M. (2008) Essays on Economic Voting, Cognitive Dissonance and Trust. Uppsala : Department of Economics, Univ. ISBN: 978-91-85519-20-0.

Holmberg, Sören (2000) Partidemokrati : en sammanfattning av några resultat från valundersökningarna 1956-1998. Stockholm: Statistics Sweden.

Oscarsson, H. (1998) Den svenska partirymden : Väljarnas uppfattningar av konfliktstrukturen i partisystemet 1956-1996. Göteborg : Department of Political Science. ISBN: 91-628-3000-7.
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Version 1.0:

1986-09-01 doi:10.5878/002510

Available documentation:

Swedish election study 1982

Citation:

Sören Holmberg, Statistics Sweden. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1986). Swedish election study 1982. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002510

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

303

Number of individuals/objects:

3724

Response rate/participation rate:

81,8%