Swedish National Election Study 2010

SND-ID: SND 0876

This study is part of the collection Swedish Election Studies - Parliamentary elections

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

VU10

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description

This is the seventeenth election study carried out in Sweden in connection with a Swedish general election. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several of the previous surveys, but there are also a number of questions not asked before.

Purpose:

Explain why people vote as they do and why an election ends in a particular way. Track and follow trends in the Swedish electoral democracy and make comparisons with other countries.

Language

English

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Swedish citizens entitled to vote, resident in Sweden and aged 18-80 years.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2010

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

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Oscarsson, H. & Holmberg, S. (2011). Åttapartivalet 2010 : Redogörelse för 2010 års valundersökning i samarbete mellan Statistiska centralbyrån och Statsvetenskapliga institutionen vid Göteborgs universitet. Stockholm: Statistics Sweden.

Oscarsson, H. & Holmberg, S. (2016). Svenska väljare. Stockholm: Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-913911514-4.
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ISBN: 9789139115144

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Dataset
Swedish election study 2010

Version 1.0

Citation

Sören Holmberg, Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2017). <em>Swedish election study 2010</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002905">https://doi.org/10.5878/002905</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2010-08–2010-09-18
  • Data collector: Statistics Sweden
  • Sample size: 1981
  • Number of responses: 1175
  • Non response size: 806
  • Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Population group

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2010-09-20–2010-11
  • Data collector: Statistics Finland
  • Sample size: 1175
  • Number of responses: 978
  • Non response size: 197
  • Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Population group

Data collection 3

  • Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2010-09-20–2010-11
  • Data collector: Statistics Sweden
  • Sample size: 1982
  • Number of responses: 1561
  • Non response size: 421
  • Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Population group

Variables

1787

Number of individuals/objects

3963

Response rate/participation rate

69

Published: 2017-07-07
Last updated: 2019-02-20