Electoral data archive 1948-1970

SND-ID: snd0148-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/000874

Is part of collection at SND: Swedish Electoral Data

Associated documentation


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Göran Gustafsson - Lund University, Department of Sociology

Research principal

Lund University - Department of Sociology rorId


The data collection consists of data from all parliamentary elections and county council elections during the period 1948-1970. There are also information about branches of trade and occupational groups in 1950, 1960 and 1970. The municipalities covered are the ones that were created by the amalgamation reform in 1952.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Swedish municipalities

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1948-01-01 – 1970-12-31



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Compilation/Synthesis
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1969-01-01 – 1972-01-01
  • Data collector: Lund University, Department of Sociology
  • Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Historical, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Registers/Records/Accounts
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Sociology


  • Funding agency: Swedish Council of Social Science Research
Topic and keywords

Research area

Employment (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Elections (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Political science (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)


Gustavsson, G. (1973) Valdataarkivet 1948-1970. Lund: Department of Sociology.

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Published: 1988-02-01
Last updated: 2019-02-05