Leisure activities in Uppsala county 1978

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Rolf Bucht - Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Research principal

Uppsala University - Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. rorId


This survey was made at the request of the County Council of Uppsala, and the aim of the survey was to map the freetime habits of the gainfully employed population of the county. Questions were asked about the respondent's working conditions, leisure activities, opinions of different leisure activities, leisure activities organized by the employer or the trade union, holiday activities 1977, membership of organizations, and trade union engagement. There were also a number of questions about the leisure activities, and the medical care service organized by the County council.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Inhabitants of Uppsala county, aged 18-65 years and with a net income above 15000 SEK.

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1978-08-01 – 1978-10-01



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Telephone interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1978-08-01 – 1978-10-01
  • Data collector: Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Uppsala County

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Topic and keywords

Research area

Working conditions (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Health care services and policies (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)


Bucht, R., a.o. (1979) De förvävsarbetandes fritidsvanor i Uppsala län 1978. Uppsala: Department of Sociology.

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Published: 1995-08-16
Last updated: 2019-02-06