Welfare state survey 1986

SND-ID: SND 0304

This study is part of the collection Welfare surveys

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

Åsikter om den offentliga sektorn 1986

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Description

The questionnaire used in this survey was constructed to fulfill several purposes. Firstly the aim was to follow up some of the questions posed in previous Swedish surveys. Secondly the aim was to capture both attitudes to the general political debate about the welfare state and opinions about more specific areas within the welfare political area. Thirdly the aim of the questionnaire was to explain attitudes to different aspects of the welfare politics: what areas did one want to invest money in, who was most suited to take care of different services, how should the welfare state be financed, and if one suspected that there were suspicions of misuse of benefits and services. Based on a theorization of different “welfare political dimensions” the aim was to capture both the nuances and ambivalences that the attitudes to the welfare politics could contain.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Umeå University

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-74 years

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

1986-04-14–1986-07-11

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Subject area

Economic policy, public expenditure and revenue, Social welfare policy, Social welfare systems/structures, Specific social services: use and availability, Social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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Stenberg, K., & Svallfors, S. (1992) Åsikter om den offentliga sektorn. Kodbok för maskinläsbar datafil. Umeå: Department of Sociology.

Stenberg, K., & Svallfors, S. (1992) Åsikter om den offentliga sektorn. Kodbok för maskinläsbar datafil. Umeå: Department of Sociology.
ISBN: 9179240410

Eger, M A. Even in Sweden: The effect of immigration on support for welfare state spending. Studentarbete vid Department of Sociology, University of Washington

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Dataset
Welfare state survey 1986

Associated documentation

Version 1.0

Citation

Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (1992). <em>Welfare state survey 1986</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002501">https://doi.org/10.5878/002501</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1986-04-14–1986-07-11
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

96

Number of individuals/objects

1003

Published: 1992-01-01
Last updated: 2020-02-03