Dataset: Survey Among Foreign Citizens Concerning Municipal Council and County Council Elections, 1987, net sample

Abstract

Election survey for foreign nationals - 1987 was conducted by Statistics Norway on behalf of the Government Information Service. The purpose of this study was primarily to investigate how information initiatives up to the election, reached out and affected this group of people in their choices.

There is a gross and net file of this investigation. This file is net, gross sample is documented in a separate file.

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Variable Groups

Full Title

Survey Among Foreign Citizens Concerning Municipal Council and County Council Elections, 1987, net sample

Identification Number

NSD0100-1

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
Statistics Norway SSB

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
Statistics Norway SSB

Copyright

Copyright (C) 1987 Statistics Norway

Date of Production

2003-06-12

Funding Agency/Sponsor

Name Abbreviation Role Grant
Statens Informasjonstjeneste

Data Distributor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
Norwegian Social Science Data Services NSD

Depositor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation

Series Name

Norwegian Election Studies

Version

Date: 2012-07-12

Notes

Data from Statistics Norway are documented and prepared, second NSD edition.

Bibliographic Citation

"Survey Among Foreign Citizens Concerning Municipal Council and County Council Elections, 1987, net sample". Data collected by Statistics Norway. Second NSD edition, Bergen 2012.

List of Keywords

Topic Classification

Time Period Covered

Start End Cycle
1987 1987

Date of Collection

Start End Cycle
1987-09-14 1987

Country

Norway  (NO)

Geographic Coverage

Country

Unit of Analysis

Individual

Universe

The universe for the survey comprises all foreign nationals in Norway, with the right to vote for municipal and county council election 1987.

Kind of Data

Survey data

Time Method

Cross-sectional survey

Data Collector

Statistics Norway  (SSB)

Sampling Procedure

The sample was drawn from foreign nationals with right to vote in municipal and county council elections, which were resident in Norway 01.01.1987. The sample list was after seletion sent to the Central Registry, so that addresses could be corrected and died / emigrated taken out of the sample (changes that occurred in the period just before the envoy was not included). After the update 6417 addressees was left, who thus became gross sample for the survey.

The selection was carried out by stratifying the foreign citizens in the 10 nationality groups, and then the sample was drawn with different selection probability (disproportional stratification). In order to say something about the distribution of the population, the samples (gross and net samples) have to be weighted.


Gross sample: 6417
Net sample: 3468
Response rate: 54%

Mode of Data Collection

Paper/pencil questionnaire

Location

Availability Status

Data from "Survey Among Foreign Citizens Concerning Municipal Council and County Council Elections, 1987, net sample" are made available for research purposes given a written application.

Extent of Collection

One data file; different format can be made.

Restrictions

Data from "Survey Among Foreign Citizens Concerning Municipal Council and County Council Elections, 1987, net sample" are made available for research purposes given a written application.

Citation Requirement

Users are obliged to refer to producer and distributor of the data by writing the following in forewords or footnotes in eventual publications:
"(Some of) the data applied in the analysis in this publication are based on "Survey Among Foreign Citizens Concerning Municipal Council and County Council Elections, 1987, net sample". The survey was financed by Statens informasjonstjeneste. The data are provided by Statistics Norway, and prepared and made available by the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Neither Statistics Norway, Statens informasjonstjeneste nor NSD are responsible for the analyses/interpretation of the data presented here."

Deposit Requirement

Access to data is given on the condition that NSD get three copies, alternatively a PDF-file, of eventual reports that are written on the basis of the data. This to ensure best possible information of the use of the data we distribute.

Conditions

Application for access to the data has to include name, institutional affiliation, project title, information about sources of financing, postal address. A declaration of secrecy has to be signed before delivery of data.

Disclaimer

Neither Statistics Norway, Statens informasjonstjeneste nor NSD are responsible for the analysis/interpretation of the data presented here.

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