European Parliament Election Study 2009

This study is part of the collection Swedish Election Studies - European parliament 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:

The fourth Swedish election to the EU-parliament was held on the 7th of June 2009. As in connection to all general elections and referenda held in Sweden since 1956, an election study was carried out in connection to this election. The main subject of the survey was the European Union and the respondent´s attitudes toward the Swedish EU membership, but the survey also included a number of questions asked in one or several of the Swedish election studies.

Principal organisation:

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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 0914

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:

The fourth Swedish election to the EU-parliament was held on the 7th of June 2009. As in connection to all general elections and referenda held in Sweden since 1956, an election study was carried out in connection to this election. The main subject of the survey was the European Union and the respondent´s attitudes toward the Swedish EU membership, but the survey also included a number of questions asked in one or several of the Swedish election studies.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

2009

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Swedish citizens age 18-80 years and eligible to vote

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Oscarsson, Henrik & Sören Holmberg (red) (2010). Väljarbeteende i Europaval. University of Gothenburg: Department of Political Science. ISBN: 978-91-89246-49-2.
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Version 4.0:

2014-05-13 doi:10.5878/002085

Version 3.0:

2013-04-26 doi:10.5878/001501

Version 2.0:

2013-03-27 doi:10.5878/001493

Version 1.0:

2002-11-22 doi:10.5878/001492

European Parliament Election Study 2009

Citation:

Sören Holmberg, Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson, Statistics Sweden. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2014). European Parliament Election Study 2009. Swedish National Data Service. Version 4.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002085

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 2012-06-08 — 2012-09-29

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

2012-06-08 — 2012-09-29

Variables:

561

Number of individuals/objects:

2684