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All-India Political Poll

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Indian Institute of Public Opinion, New Delhi
Publication Date
  • Indian Institute of Public Opinion, New Delhi (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Technical knowledge and attitude to questions of domestic policy. Topics: Attitude to technical innovations in agriculture; technical knowledge; conservatism; fatalism; general trust in others; self-confidence; democratic consciousness; attitude to elections; party preference; personal political activities; political problems the government should solve; political knowledge and knowledge of leading politicians; attitude to a communist government and to a military government; judgement of the influence of interest groups on the present government; media usage; going to the movies; personal travel at home and abroad; possession of writing equipment and bicycle; caste; religiousness; regional and social mobility; social class; education level; illiteracy. Demography: sex; religious denomination; school education; professional position; household income; regional origins; membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1963
Geographic Coverage
  • India (IN)
Sampled Universe
No specific information.
Sampling Procedure Comment: There is no exact information available on the method of sampling.
Collection Mode
  • Oral interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2014
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0406 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Indian Institute of Public Opinion, New Delhi (1963): All-India Political Poll. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.