Institutional Trust 2006

This study is part of the collection Institutional Trust

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

MedieAkademin

TNS Gallup

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Description

Since 1997, MedieAkademin has carried out an annual survey titled The Institutional Trust. The survey has focused on major social institutions, such as the parliament, big business, the daily press, and TV/radio, as well as some specific companies such as Sveriges Television, TV4, IKEA, Skandia, and Volvo. The number of institutions included has varied somewhat over the years. Some of the institutions and companies have been measured every year while others have been investigated more irregularly.

The survey was carried out by TNS Gallup and involved 778 individuals who were interviewed by telephone between October 17 and 26, 2006. The 2006 survey also included questions about morality in different groups of people, the changes in how people live, and the relation between the daily press and the Internet.

Purpose:

To study the trust that Swedish people have in social institutions, political parties, media, brands/companies, and leaders.

Subject area

Media, POLITICS (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

MedieAkademin

TNS Gallup

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0956

Description

Since 1997, MedieAkademin has carried out an annual survey titled The Institutional Trust. The survey has focused on major social institutions, such as the parliament, big business, the daily press, and TV/radio, as well as some specific companies such as Sveriges Television, TV4, IKEA, Skandia, and Volvo. The number of institutions included has varied somewhat over the years. Some of the institutions and companies have been measured every year while others have been investigated more irregularly.

The survey was carried out by TNS Gallup and involved 778 individuals who were interviewed by telephone between October 17 and 26, 2006. The 2006 survey also included questions about morality in different groups of people, the changes in how people live, and the relation between the daily press and the Internet.

Purpose:

To study the trust that Swedish people have in social institutions, political parties, media, brands/companies, and leaders.

Language

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

2006

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-74 years

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Subject area

Media, POLITICS (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

Holmberg, S. & Weibull, L. (2006) Förtroendebarometer 2006. Förtroende för samhällsinstitutioner, partier, massmedier och företag. Paper presenterat vid MedieAkademins seminaruim på Göteborgs universitet 2006-11-21, Göteborg
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Sören Holmberg, Lennart Weibull, MedieAkademin, TNS Gallup. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2014). <em>Institutional Trust 2006</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002115">https://doi.org/10.5878/002115</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

MedieAkademin

TNS Gallup

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Telephone interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-10-17 — 2006-10-26

Data collector: TNS Gallup

Sample size: 778

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

55

Number of individuals/objects

778

Published: 2014-04-03
Last updated: 2020-05-05