Swedish people 1955_4

SND-ID: snd0207-4. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/yp1j-dp71


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sten Hultgren - Svenska Gallupinstitutet AB

Research principal

Svenska Gallupinstitutet AB


Swedish people 1955 is the first part of the first large-scale survey in Sweden attempting to give an objective picture of interests, personalities, opinions, habits and living conditions in Sweden. The second part was made in 1970 (Swedish people 1970). The Swedish Opinion-studies (1979-1985) repeat some of the questions from these studies. Questions about opinions of human behaviour, interests, attitude to alcohol, religion, possesions, social benefits, voting, Swedish conditions, work and trade unions, studies, personal conditions, children´s upbringing and education, parents, membership in different organizations and personal data.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis

Time period(s) investigated

1954-10-01 – 1955-03-31



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1954-10-01 – 1955-03-31
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information
Topic and keywords

Research area

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Published: 1986-01-01
Last updated: 2019-12-10