Institutional Trust 2011

SND-ID: SND 0961

This study is part of the collection Institutional Trust

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

MedieAkademin

TNS Sifo

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 Sifo and involved 1021 individuals who answered a web survey between November 3 and 7, 2011. The 2011 survey also included questions about the media coverage of various institutions and groups, and how the Swedish people view the future of Public Service.

Purpose:

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

Language

English

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-74 years

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2011

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Publications

Holmberg, S. & Weibull, L. (2011) Förtroendebarometer 2011. Förtroende för samhällsinstitutioner, partier, massmedier och företag. Paper presenterat vid MedieAkademins seminaruim på Göteborgs universitet 2011-11-29, Göteborg.
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Institutional Trust 2011

Version 2.1

2014-07-29
https://doi.org/10.5878/002121

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Citation

Sören Holmberg, Lennart Weibull, MedieAkademin, TNS Sifo. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2014). <em>Institutional Trust 2011</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002121">https://doi.org/10.5878/002121</a>

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Data format / data structure

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

MedieAkademin

TNS Sifo

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Web-based interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2011-11-03–2011-11-07
  • Data collector: TNS Sifo
  • Sample size: 1021
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

78

Number of individuals/objects

1021

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