ESS 6 - European Social Survey 2012, Sweden

This study is part of the collection ESS - European Social Survey

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mikael Hjerm - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Ingemar Johansson Sevä - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Description:

This survey is the Swedish part of the 2012 'European Social Survey ' (ESS), and is focusing on democracy and personal and social well-being. The survey also includes data on media and social trust, politics, subjective well-being, household characteristics and socio-demographics as well as human values as part of the core module of ESS.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mikael Hjerm - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Ingemar Johansson Sevä - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0971

Alternative title:

ESS 6

Purpose:

The European Social Survey (the ESS) is an academically-driven social survey designed to chart and explain the interaction between Europe's changing institutions and the attitudes, beliefs and behaviour patterns of its diverse populations.

Description:

This survey is the Swedish part of the 2012 'European Social Survey ' (ESS), and is focusing on democracy and personal and social well-being. The survey also includes data on media and social trust, politics, subjective well-being, household characteristics and socio-demographics as well as human values as part of the core module of ESS.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

2012-10-01 — 2013-05-05

Instrument:

ESS 6 Main Questionnaire (Structured questionnaire)

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

National area (NUTS2)

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 15 years or older

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random
Sampling frame used is the register of the population, which includes all individuals living in Sweden. The register is updated continuously. Individuals that do not reside on the address stated in the register will be traced through the use of complimentary registers. The sampling frame includes those living in institutions, since there is no way to filter them. Sampling procedure is one-stage equal probability sample without clustering. Fully random sample of individuals (equal probability selection) born before 15 years + at start of survey.

Funding:

Swedish Research Council —ESS6: 829-2011-5076

Keywords:

ESS 6 - European Social Survey 2012, Sweden

Citation:

Ingemar Johansson Sevä, Mikael Hjerm. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (2015). ESS 6 - European Social Survey 2012, Sweden. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002638

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Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI

Time period(s) for data collection: 2012-10-01 — 2013-05-05

Data collector: Ipsos

Sample size: 3750

Number of responses: 1847

Non response size: 1903

Actions to minimize losses: Number of minimum required calls per respondent (in total): 15. All refusals were re-contacted by special refusal conversion interviewers. Non-contacts and "soft refusals" were contacted again by letter. Extra incentives were also used. Everyone in the sample got an unconditional incentive of 60 SEK. For those respondents contacted by the "special task force", they were offered an incentive of 300 SEK after completion of the interview. Use of other response enhancing measures: Web-page and toll-free telephone number.

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

2012-10-01 — 2013-05-05

Variables:

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