Road safety survey 2006

SND-ID: SND 0866

This study is part of the collection Road safety survey

Alternative title

TS-enkäten 2006

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Road Administration


This is the 25th study in a series of annual surveys on road safety conducted since 1981. The study is conducted by Statistics Sweden on behalf of the Swedish National Road Administration, which had the overall responsibility for road safety in Sweden in 2005. Today the study is conducted on behalf of the Swedish Transport Administration.

The study aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics. This is done by a written questionnaire directed to a stratified sample of the population. The study from 2005 had a 64,8 percent response rate and a sample of 10 536 randomly selected people aged between 15 and 84 years.

The questions in the study include, for example, traffic behaviour and traffic patterns; attitudes to road safety and traffic rules, the relation between alcohol and traffic and child safety in traffic. Both motor traffic, bicycle and foot traffic is concerned. A total of 25 questions are used, including descriptive questions, estimation questions and attitude questions.


The survey aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics.



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Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 15-84 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified
A sample of 10 536 individuals, stratified after gender, seven age groups and twelve geographical areas, was drawn from the Statistic Sweden register over the total population (RTB). 168 strata.

Time period(s) investigated

2006-03 – 2006-06

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Geographic location: Sweden

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Vägverket. (2006). Resultat från 2006 års trafiksäkerhetsenkät. Elektronisk publikation. Borlänge, Vägverket.
ISSN: 1401-9612

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Swedish Road Administration. Swedish Transport Administration (2014). Road safety survey 2006. Swedish National Data Service. Version 3.0.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Road Administration

Time period(s) investigated

2006-03 – 2006-06

Collection methodology

Postal questionnaire with three written reminders.

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-03–2006-06
  • Data collector: Statistics Sweden
  • Instrument: Questionnaire
  • Source of the data: Population group


Variable 6 can be used as a weight to make the data representative of the whole population.



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Published: 2008-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06