Swedish National Election Study 2010

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.

Identifiers:

SND-ID:

Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

Principal organisation:

Alternative title:

VU10

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.

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.

Language:

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

2010

Data collection:

2010-08 — 2010-09-18 (Face-to-face interview)

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Sample size: 1981

Number of responses: 1175

Non response size: 806

2010-09-20 — 2010-11 (Face-to-face interview)

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Sample size: 1982

Number of responses: 1561

Non response size: 421

2010-09-20 — 2010-11 (Self-administered questionnaire: paper)

Data collector: Statistics Finland

Sample size: 1175

Number of responses: 978

Non response size: 197

Geographic location:

Lowest geographic unit:

Municipality

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

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

Data origin:

Population group

Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative

Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results

Kind of data format:

Numeric

Time Method/Study design:

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Swedish election study 2010

Citation:

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

Variables:

1787

Number of individuals/objects:

3963

Response rate:

69%