European Parliament election study 1999

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description

The second Swedish election to the EU-parliament was held on the 13th of June 1999. As in connection to all general elections and referenda held in Sweden since 1956, an election study was carried out in connection to this election. The main subject of the survey was the European Union and the respondent´s attitudes toward the Swedish EU membership, but the survey also included a number of questions asked in one or several of the Swedish election studies.
General questions about politics included: daily newspaper reading habits regarding national politics, local politics, politics in foreign countries and EU-related issues; exposure to news in different media; interest in politics in general, as well as in EU-related issues; the importance of the EU-parliament election and if any issues were of particular importance when deciding how to vote in the election; opinion on the most positive and the most negative effects of EU; opinion on the political parties and their party leaders on a scale ranging from -5 to +5; trust in Swedish politicians, the EU-parliament, the EU-commission, and in the Swe

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Subject area

Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Government, political systems and organisations, International politics and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0759

Alternative title

EUP99

Description

The second Swedish election to the EU-parliament was held on the 13th of June 1999. As in connection to all general elections and referenda held in Sweden since 1956, an election study was carried out in connection to this election. The main subject of the survey was the European Union and the respondent´s attitudes toward the Swedish EU membership, but the survey also included a number of questions asked in one or several of the Swedish election studies.
General questions about politics included: daily newspaper reading habits regarding national politics, local politics, politics in foreign countries and EU-related issues; exposure to news in different media; interest in politics in general, as well as in EU-related issues; the importance of the EU-parliament election and if any issues were of particular importance when deciding how to vote in the election; opinion on the most positive and the most negative effects of EU; opinion on the political parties and their party leaders on a scale ranging from -5 to +5; trust in Swedish politicians, the EU-parliament, the EU-commission, and in the Swe

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Language

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1999

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit

Country

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 18-80 years, residing in Sweden and eligible to vote in the EU-parliament election 1999

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Government, political systems and organisations, International politics and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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Oscarsson, H., & Holmberg, S. (2006) Europaval. Göteborg : Department of Political Science, Univ. ISBN: 91-89246-27-6.
ISSN: 0347-9366
ISBN: 91-89246-27-6

Holmberg, Sören et al. (2001) EuropaOpinionen. Göteborg: Department of Political Science. ISBN: 91-89246-02-0.
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ISSN: 0347-9366
ISBN: 91-89246-02-0

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European Parliament election study 1999

Citation

Sören Holmberg, Statistics Sweden. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2014). <em>European Parliament election study 1999</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002082">https://doi.org/10.5878/002082</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-06-14 — 1999-09-27

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Instrument: EuP1999 questionnaire (Questionnaire)

Instrument: Semi-structured questionnaire

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Population group

Variables

358

Number of individuals/objects

2678

Published: 2001-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-05