ESS 3 – European Social Survey 2006, Sweden

SND-ID: snd0891-1. Version: 1.0. DOI:

Is part of collection at SND: ESS - European Social Survey


Alternative title


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Mikael Hjerm - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Research principal

Umeå University - Department of Sociology rorId


This survey is the Swedish part of the 2006 'European Social Survey ' (ESS), and is focusing on timing of life and personal and social well-being. The survey also includes data on media and social trust, politics, subjective well being, household characteristics and socio-demographics as well as human values as part of the core module of ESS.


The European Social Survey (the ESS) is an academically-driven social survey designed to chart and explain the interaction between Europe's changing institutions and the attitudes, beliefs and behaviour patterns of its diverse populations.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Individuals born before 1 September 1991

Sampling procedure

Time period(s) investigated

2006-09-21 – 2007-02-03



Number of individuals/objects


Response rate/participation rate


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-09-21 – 2007-02-03
  • Data collector: SCB - Statistics Sweden
  • Source of the data: Population group
Language resources
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

National area (NUTS2)

Highest geographic unit


Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Sociology

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation
  • Funding agency's reference number: 429-2005-8796

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: Swedish Research Council
  • Funding agency's reference number: In2005-0966

Funding 3

  • Funding agency: Forte - Swedish Research Counsil for Health, Working Life and Welfare
  • Funding agency's reference number: 2006-2007
Topic and keywords

Research area

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Sociology (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Political science (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)



Published: 2014-05-16
Last updated: 2024-04-09