SIFO 1987: Motorism and the environment

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Din Bil (motor magazine)


This study, carried out by the Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research (SIFO) at the request of the motor magazine Din Bil, examines opinions on most important reason for pollution of the environment, attitude toward heavier environmental demands on cars, and on inner-city traffic limitations. The respondents were also asked about changes already made in one owns driving and changes one is prepared to do for improving the environment. Background variables include information on gender, age, Swedish citizenship, occupation, private or public sector, trade union, right to vote in general elections, voting habit, political party preference and party voted for in 1985.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 16 and older

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1987-12-07 – Ongoing



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Telephone interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1987-12-07
  • Data collector: Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information
Topic and keywords

Research area

Transport and travel (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Environment and conservation (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)


Environment, Cars

Published: 1993-06-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06