ISSP 2007 - Leisure time and Sports I: Sweden

SND-ID: SND 0862

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

Description Data and documentation

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 2007 ´International Social Survey Program´ (ISSP), and it is the first ISSP-survey focusing on leisure time and sports. The survey deals with the meaning of time and leisure, and its relation to work and other spheres of life.

The respondents were asked about the frequency of leisure activities in their free time and the main purpose of their free time activities. Furthermore they were asked about their enjoyment from reading books, getting together with friends, taking part in physical activities, and watching TV or DVDs. They were also asked about their motivation for leisure time activities, such as establishing useful contacts, relaxing, or developing skills in free time. Other questions dealt with the frequency of feeling bored, feeling rushed, and thinking about work during free time. The respondents were also asked if they prefered to share their leisure time with other people or being alone; if they wished to have more time in a paid job, more time doing household work, more time with family, and/or more time in leisure activities. They were also

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Umeå University

Funding

  • Funding agency: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 18-79 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2007-02-06–2007-04-05

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

A-region

Highest geographic unit

Country

Topic and keywords

Subject area

Cultural activities and participation, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications
Dataset
ISSP 2007 - Leisure time and Sports I: Sweden

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Associated documentation

Version 1.2

2009-08-28
https://doi.org/10.5878/002394

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Citation

Jonas Edlund, Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (2009). <em>ISSP 2007 - Leisure time and Sports I: Sweden</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.2. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002394">https://doi.org/10.5878/002394</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Jonas Edlund - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2007-02-06–2007-04-24
  • Data collector: Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research
  • Instrument: Semi-structured questionnaire
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

111

Number of individuals/objects

1309

Response rate/participation rate

67.4

Published: 2008-01-01
Last updated: 2019-11-18