Opinion in western Sweden 1995

SND-ID: SND 0514

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Martin Bennulf - University of Gothenburg, Center for Public Sector Research


This survey forms part of the project 'Local environmental work - A study of local conditions and the interplay between economy and politics'. Other surveys used within this project are 'Local environment work 1995', 'SOM-survey 1995' and 'SOM-survey Western Sweden 1995'. Councillors in some thirty randomly chosen municipalities in Western Sweden had to answer a questionnaire dealing with environment, politics and media usage. The respondents had to state how often they read different types of papers, how much they read about different areas of politics and how often they watched/listened to news programs in TV or on the radio. Questions on politics and society dealt with participation in the 1994 general election, preferred political party on national level, general interest in politics and interest in different areas of politics. Furthermore the respondents were to place the political parties and themselves on a political left-right scale as well as on a green dimension scale. A number of questions considered the respondent's party: how long the party had been represented in the council; num

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

Center for Public Sector Research

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Members of the local council in 15 municipalities in western Sweden.

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1995-02-07 – 1995-07-12

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Research area

Environment and conservation, Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)


Bennulf, M., Lundin, U., & Petersson S. (1996) Västsvensk opinion 1995. Undersökningsdesign, urval, materialinsamling och frekvensfördelningar. Work report no. 11. Göteborg: CEFOS.

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Opinion in western Sweden 1995

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Martin Bennulf. University of Gothenburg (1997). Opinion in western Sweden 1995. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002463

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Martin Bennulf - University of Gothenburg, Center for Public Sector Research

Data collection

  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1995-02-07–1995-07-12
  • Source of the data: Population group



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Published: 1996-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06