Institutional Trust 2013

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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 Sifo and involved 1220 individuals who answered a web survey between February 7 and 17, 2013. The survey comprised 60 institutions/companies/media companies and political parties. The 2013 survey also included questions about the most valued individuals of the Swedish media landscape.

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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

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Purpose:

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

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 1220 individuals who answered a web survey between February 7 and 17, 2013. The survey comprised 60 institutions/companies/media companies and political parties. The 2013 survey also included questions about the most valued individuals of the Swedish media landscape.

Language:

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

2013

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 16-74 years

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

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Holmberg, S. & Weibull, L. (2013) Förtroendebarometer 2013. Förtroende för samhällsinstitutioner, partier, massmedier och företag. Paper presenterat vid MedieAkademins seminaruim på Mediedagarna 2013-03-07, Göteborg.
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Version 2.1:

2014-07-29 doi:10.5878/002123

Metadata enriched

Version 2.0:

2014-04-07 doi:10.5878/001767

Variable(s) removed : Postal code

Version 1.0:

2014-04-02 doi:10.5878/001760

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Institutional Trust 2013

Citation:

Sören Holmberg, Lennart Weibull. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science, MedieAkademin, TNS Sifo (2014). Institutional Trust 2013. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/002123

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

2013-02-07 — 2013-02-17

Mode of collection: Web-based interview

Data collector: TNS Sifo

Sample size: 1220

Data source: Population group

Variables:

86

Number of individuals/objects:

1220