Swedish opinion 1982

SND-ID: snd0093-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/002604

Is part of collection at SND: Swedish opinion


Alternative title


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Gunnar Boalt - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Gunnar Ekman - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Sten Hultgren - Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser

Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser


This dataset contains information from the fourth survey of the collection of Swedish opinion surveys. Many of the questions are replications of question.s asked in previous surveys, some of the questions are excluded and a number of questions are added. New questions in this survey dealt with: measures taken to counteract rise in prices; opinion on what causes the rise in prices; the three most important issues for the government elected in the fall of 1982 and which government would manage best to achieve this; opinion on how to decrease the budget deficit; the 1982 parliamentary election; government most competent to deal with the economic policy, fiscal policy, employment and foreign policy; opinion on the tax reform; important factors for being satisfied with one´s housing; influence of different groups; TV commercials; cars, public transport and environment; fears and hopes for the political development; environmental pollution; violence; the importance of various school subjects; activities in the local area; contributions to peace in the world; Swedish national defence.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 17-80 years

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
Obundet slumpmässigt urval ur befolkningsregistret, riksomfattande.

Time period(s) investigated

1982-04-01 – 1982-05-13



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1982-04-01 – 1982-05-13
  • Data collector: Svenska Utredningsinstitutet
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information
Topic and keywords

Research area

Working conditions (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Government, political systems and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Political behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Media (CESSDA Topic Classification)


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Boalt, G., & Hultgren, S. (1980) I svenskarnas ögon. Stockholm: LT Förlag. ISBN: 91-36-01651-9.
Libris | Google Books
ISBN: 9789136016512

Swedish Social Science Data Service (1985) Svenska folket 1979-1985 - sex enkäter från Stiftelsen för Opinionsanalyser. SSD report, 2. Göteborg: Swedish Social Science Data Service.

Boalt, G. (1985) Vad vill väljarna? : åsiktsförskjutningarna 1979-1983. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell international. ISBN: 91-22-00736-9.
ISBN: 91-22-00736-9

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Published: 1984-11-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06