Swedish National Election Study 2010

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

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.

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)

Principal organisation:

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Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0876

Alternative title:

VU10

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

Time period(s) investigated:

2010

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

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.

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

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. (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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Version 1.0:

2017-07-07 doi:10.5878/002905

Swedish election study 2010

Suggested 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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson - 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: 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

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

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