Local citizen survey 1991

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Folke Johansson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Center for Public Sector Research

Description

This survey forms part of the research program 'Demokrati i förändring'. The survey was carried out immediately after the local elections in 1991. Areas covered: Opinion on how well the local authority service works and on achievments needed in different fields; Activities of the political parties; Attempts on influencing political decisions in another way than through voting; Political commitment and opinion on the recruitment of politicians; Membership of organizations and associations; Confidence in a number of institutions; Difference in treatment of men and women; Relation to other countries and international organizations; Medical care and the county council activities; The quality of the information about political issues and how to get information; Opinion on the political parties and vote in the election to the parliament, county council and local government respectively; and a number of socio-economic background variables. Furthermore there is a number of questions only put to individuals living in the municipalities of Grästorp, Kävlinge, Lidköping and Luleå. In Göteborg the questio

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Subject area

Information society, Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Government, political systems and organisations, Specific social services: use and availability (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Folke Johansson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Center for Public Sector Research

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0306

Description

This survey forms part of the research program 'Demokrati i förändring'. The survey was carried out immediately after the local elections in 1991. Areas covered: Opinion on how well the local authority service works and on achievments needed in different fields; Activities of the political parties; Attempts on influencing political decisions in another way than through voting; Political commitment and opinion on the recruitment of politicians; Membership of organizations and associations; Confidence in a number of institutions; Difference in treatment of men and women; Relation to other countries and international organizations; Medical care and the county council activities; The quality of the information about political issues and how to get information; Opinion on the political parties and vote in the election to the parliament, county council and local government respectively; and a number of socio-economic background variables. Furthermore there is a number of questions only put to individuals living in the municipalities of Grästorp, Kävlinge, Lidköping and Luleå. In Göteborg the questio

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1991-09-01 — 1991-12-31

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Upplands-Väsby, Nacka, Tierp, Uppsala, Enköping, Katrineholm, Eksjö, Kalmar, Staffanstorp, Kävlinge, Sjöbo, Trelleborg, Munkedal, Lysekil, Tranemo, Grästorp, Töreboda, Lidköping, Kil, Surahammar, Västerås, Härjedalen, Sorsele, Kalix, Gällivare, Luleå, Ale and Göteborg.

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 18-80 years and residing in any of the 28 municipalities within the sample.

Time Method

Funding

Kommunförbundet

Civildepartementet

Landstingsförbundet

Subject area

Information society, Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Government, political systems and organisations, Specific social services: use and availability (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

Johansson, F., Lorentzon, L.O., & Strömberg, L. (1993) Kommunmedborgarundersökningen 1991. Undersökningsdesign, urval, datainsamling, marginalfördelningar och bortfall. Work report no.1 1993. Göteborg: CEFOS.

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Version 2.0

Version 1.0

Dataset 1

Local citizen survey 1991 - main survey

Suggested citation

Folke Johansson, Jörgen Westerståhl, Lars Strömberg. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1997). <em>Local citizen survey 1991 - main survey</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001046">https://doi.org/10.5878/001046</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Folke Johansson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Center for Public Sector Research

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-09 — 1991-12

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Instrument: Questionnaire main survey (Structured questionnaire)

Instrument: Questionnaire Gothenburg survey (Structured questionnaire)

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

270

Number of individuals/objects

7633

Version 1.0

Dataset 2

Local citizen survey 1991 - Göteborg survey

Suggested citation

Folke Johansson, Jörgen Westerståhl, Lars Strömberg. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1995). <em>Local citizen survey 1991 - Göteborg survey</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002651">https://doi.org/10.5878/002651</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Folke Johansson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lars Strömberg - University of Gothenburg, Center for Public Sector Research

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-09 — 1991-12

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Instrument: Questionnaire Gothenburg survey (Structured questionnaire)

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

218

Number of individuals/objects

1006

Published: 1992-01-01
Last updated: 2019-05-13