Swedish election study 1982

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

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

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.

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.

Subject area

Media, Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0157

Alternative title

VU82

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.

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.

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

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

Media, Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Holmberg, S. (1984) Väljare i förändring. Stockholm: LiberFörlag. ISBN: 91-38-90610-4.
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ISBN: 91-38-90610-4
ISSN: 0347-9366

Elinder, M. (2008) Essays on Economic Voting, Cognitive Dissonance and Trust. Uppsala : Department of Economics, Univ. ISBN: 978-91-85519-20-0.
ISSN: 0283-7668
ISBN: 978-91-85519-20-0

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.
ISBN: 91-7142-025-8

Oscarsson, H. (1998) Den svenska partirymden : Väljarnas uppfattningar av konfliktstrukturen i partisystemet 1956-1996. Göteborg : Department of Political Science. ISBN: 91-628-3000-7.
Libris
ISBN: 91-628-3000-7
ISSN: 0346-5942

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.
ISSN: 0347-9366

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

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Swedish election study 1982

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Variables

303

Number of individuals/objects

3724

Response rate/participation rate

81.8

Published: 1986-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-20