Standard of living in Sweden 1992

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Björn Halleröd - University of Gothenburg, Department of Sociology and Work Science

Staffan Marklund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Anders Nordlund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Mikael Stattin - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Description

This survey deals with the amount of material standard people consider as necessary, and to what extent the respondent lacks these necessities. The questionnaire was divided into following main topics: Household composition; Housing; Education and occupation; Working conditions and leisure; View on own material standard; Attitudes toward the welfare state, poverty and social assistance; and Health and social contacts. Besides data collected from the interview, this study contains data from administrative records concerning incomes and transfers, both for the respondent and spouse if any. All register data refer to income year 1991. A similar study was conducted in Great Britain 1985 by Johanna Mack and Stewart Lansley.

Subject area

Consumption and consumer behaviour, Income, property and investment/saving, Working conditions, Family life and marriage, Social welfare systems/structures (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Björn Halleröd - University of Gothenburg, Department of Sociology and Work Science

Staffan Marklund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Anders Nordlund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Mikael Stattin - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0492

Alternative title

SLEV92

Description

This survey deals with the amount of material standard people consider as necessary, and to what extent the respondent lacks these necessities. The questionnaire was divided into following main topics: Household composition; Housing; Education and occupation; Working conditions and leisure; View on own material standard; Attitudes toward the welfare state, poverty and social assistance; and Health and social contacts. Besides data collected from the interview, this study contains data from administrative records concerning incomes and transfers, both for the respondent and spouse if any. All register data refer to income year 1991. A similar study was conducted in Great Britain 1985 by Johanna Mack and Stewart Lansley.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1995-01-07 — 1995-05-25

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 20-74 years and residing in Sweden

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Data contains personal data

No

Funding

Funding agency: Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences

Funding agency: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Funding agency: Swedish Council for Social Research

Subject area

Consumption and consumer behaviour, Income, property and investment/saving, Working conditions, Family life and marriage, Social welfare systems/structures (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Halleröd, B., Marklund, S., Nordlund, A., & Stattin, M. (1993) Konsensuell fattigdom - en studie av konsumtion och attityder till konsumtion. Umeå Studies in Sociology No. 104. Umeå: Department of Sociology.
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ISSN: 1100-3553

Halleröd, B. (1994) Poverty in Sweden: A New Approach to Direct Measurement of Consensual Poverty. Umeå Studies in Sociology No. 106. Umeå: Department of Sociology.
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Björn Halleröd, Staffan Marklund, Anders Nordlund, Mikael Stattin. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (1997). <em>Standard of living in Sweden 1992</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002436">https://doi.org/10.5878/002436</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Björn Halleröd - University of Gothenburg, Department of Sociology and Work Science

Staffan Marklund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Anders Nordlund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Mikael Stattin - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection: 1995-01-07 — 1995-05-25

Instrument: Structured questionnaire

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

375

Number of individuals/objects

793

Response rate/participation rate

74

Published: 1995-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06