SIFO 1989: EC-opinion

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Swedish Employers´ Confederation


In this study, carried out by the Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research (SIFO) at the request of the Swedish Employers' Confederation, the respondents were asked about their interest to follow what happens within the EC; opinion on the development of standard of living, social welfare, and number of jobs if Sweden joins the EC; attitudes toward the free labour market within the EC, and how a Swedish EC-membership would affect fields such as the environmental protection, working environment, and the security of the country. Background variables include information on gender, place of living, 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 1988.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 16 and older

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1989-08-21 – Ongoing



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Telephone interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1989-08-21
  • 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

International politics and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Published: 1995-07-07
Last updated: 2019-02-06