ISSP 1999 - Social inequality III: Sweden

This study is part of the collection ISSP - International Social Survey Programme

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jonas Edlund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Description:

This survey is the Swedish part of the 1999 'International Social Survey Program'. ISSP is an ongoing program of cross-national collaboration. Formed in 1984, the group develops topical modules dealing with important areas of social science as supplements to regular national surveys.

The topic of 1999 was 'Social inequality'. In this survey the respondents had to give their opinions on equality of income, wealth, and opportunity. Respondents were asked to give an estimate of average monthly income of selected occupational groups and inform on a justified income for the members of these occupational groups from the point of view of the respondent. The respondents also had to give their judgement on total taxation for recipients of high, middle and low income. Other questions dealt with perceived social conflicts in the country; different criterias for establishing work pay; attitudes towards people receiveing different kinds of social benefits. Socio-economic background information include occupation, trade union affiliation, education, housing, income, marital status, spouse's occupation, in

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jonas Edlund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0727

Purpose:

ISSP aims to design and implement internationally comparable attitude surveys. The study in 1999 investigating Social Inequality.

Description:

This survey is the Swedish part of the 1999 'International Social Survey Program'. ISSP is an ongoing program of cross-national collaboration. Formed in 1984, the group develops topical modules dealing with important areas of social science as supplements to regular national surveys.

The topic of 1999 was 'Social inequality'. In this survey the respondents had to give their opinions on equality of income, wealth, and opportunity. Respondents were asked to give an estimate of average monthly income of selected occupational groups and inform on a justified income for the members of these occupational groups from the point of view of the respondent. The respondents also had to give their judgement on total taxation for recipients of high, middle and low income. Other questions dealt with perceived social conflicts in the country; different criterias for establishing work pay; attitudes towards people receiveing different kinds of social benefits. Socio-economic background information include occupation, trade union affiliation, education, housing, income, marital status, spouse's occupation, in

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1999-02-01 — 1999-06-01

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

A-region

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 17-80 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

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Publications

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Särkimukka, J., Edlund, J., & Svallfors, S. (2000) ISSP 1999 - Åsikter om ojämlikhet i Sverige II. Kodbok för maskinläsbar datafil. Umeå: Department of Sociology.

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Version 1.1:

2009-08-28 doi:10.5878/001606

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Version 1.0:

2000-10-25 doi:10.5878/001605

Available documentation:

ISSP 1999 - Social inequality III: Sweden

Citation:

Jonas Edlund, Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (2009). ISSP 1999 - Social inequality III: Sweden. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001606

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-02 — 1999-05

Data collector: Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

136

Number of individuals/objects:

1150

Response rate/participation rate:

61,2%