The Sweden Count 2000

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Margareta Skog - Church of Sweden, Church of Sweden Research Unit

Description

The data file belonging to this study contains information about participation in services and worships at approximately 5,900 congregations, corps and religious groups across Sweden during the weekend of 24 - 26 September 1999. The survey was sent to roughly 6,500 congregations, corps and groups and a response rate of around 90% was thus reached. Well over half a million participations were registered during the weekend, in communities spanning over Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Bahá'í, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and "new movements" including New Age movements, Neopaganism, Neo-Hindu movements, the Church of Scientology etc. Four pieces of information were gathered: 1) day and time of the religious activity, 3) type of religious activity, 3) number of participants, 4) whether the activity was ecumenical or not.

Purpose:

What did religious Sweden look like just before the turn of the millennium 2000? Answering this question was the purpose of the Sweden Count 2000. More specifically, the study examines the number of visits to congregations and religious societies during a weekend of Septemb

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Subject area

Minorities, Religion and values (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Religious Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Principal organisation

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Responsible department/unit

Lund University, Church of Sweden Research Unit

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Margareta Skog - Church of Sweden, Church of Sweden Research Unit

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0949

Description

The data file belonging to this study contains information about participation in services and worships at approximately 5,900 congregations, corps and religious groups across Sweden during the weekend of 24 - 26 September 1999. The survey was sent to roughly 6,500 congregations, corps and groups and a response rate of around 90% was thus reached. Well over half a million participations were registered during the weekend, in communities spanning over Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Bahá'í, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and "new movements" including New Age movements, Neopaganism, Neo-Hindu movements, the Church of Scientology etc. Four pieces of information were gathered: 1) day and time of the religious activity, 3) type of religious activity, 3) number of participants, 4) whether the activity was ecumenical or not.

Purpose:

What did religious Sweden look like just before the turn of the millennium 2000? Answering this question was the purpose of the Sweden Count 2000. More specifically, the study examines the number of visits to congregations and religious societies during a weekend of Septemb

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Language

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1999-09-24 — 1999-09-26

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Highest geographic unit

Municipality

Population

Swedish parishes

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Subject area

Minorities, Religion and values (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Religious Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Associated documentation

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Publications

Skog, M. (red.) (2001). Det religiösa Sverige: gudstjänst- och andaktsliv under ett veckoslut kring millennieskiftet. Örebro: Libris.
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ISBN: 9789171954220

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The Sweden Count 2000

Suggested citation

Margareta Skog. Lund University, Church of Sweden Research Unit (2015). <em>The Sweden Count 2000</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002580">https://doi.org/10.5878/002580</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Margareta Skog - Church of Sweden, Church of Sweden Research Unit

Description

The dataset contains a data file with information on the number of visits to congregations and religious societies in Sweden during the weekend of 24th - 26th September 1999.

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-09-24 — 1999-09-26

Time period(s) investigated

1999-09-24 — 1999-09-26

Variables

14

Number of individuals/objects

2087

Response rate/participation rate

90

Published: 2015-01-19
Last updated: 2016-09-27