SIFO 1986: Environment and employment - the two most important issues

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Federation of Swedish Industries


This survey was carried out by the Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research (SIFO) at the request of the Federation of Swedish Industries. The respondent was asked about the three most important political issues and about the two most important causes of environmental pollution in Sweden. Opinion on increasing, decreasing or unchanged industrial emissions during the past three years. Confidence in the way Swedish industry handles environmental issues and whom the respondent trust most in environmental issues. Other questions dealt with use of electricity: possibilities of economic growth without increasing the use of electricity, future supply of electricity, and what to concentrate on for increasing the supply of electricity. Background variables include information on gender, age, Swedish citizenship, occupation, private or public sector, 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

1986-11-17 – Ongoing



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Telephone interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1986-11-17
  • 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

Energy and natural resources (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Environment and conservation (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

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