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Hungarian 1990 Parliamentary Election (Municipalities)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
  • Csanadi, G. (Eotvos Universität Budapest)
  • Orkeny, Antal (Eotvos Universität Budapest)
  • Toka, Gabor (Social Research Informatics Center (TARKI), Budapest)
Other Title
  • Magyar 1990-es Parlamenti valasztasok (onkormanyzatok) (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Eotvos University Budapest (Data Collector)
  • Social Research Informatics Center (TARKI), Budapest (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Demography and population
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Aggregate data on the Hungarian parliament election 1990 at municipal level. Topics: Number of party lists; valid votes; invalid votes; proportion of votes for individual parties; number of eligible voters in municipality; number of residents; number of resident children, adolescents and eligible voters; number of employed; proportion of unskilled workers; proportion per type of school education; proportion of unemployed; proportion employed in industry and the agricultural area; proportion of residences with washing facilities; percentage of persons living in apartments that are smaller than 40 qm as well as in residences, that are larger than 80 qm; increase in residents in the last 30 years; proportion of newly-built residences between 1960 and 1979 relative to total on hand; proportion of residences with bathroom. Indices: education, infrastructure and degree of urbanization.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • Hungary (HU)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census in 3067 municipalities
Collection Mode
  • Aggregate data from records of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office and the Hungarian National Electoral Commission
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 3063
    Number of Variables: 48
Further election studies of the project "Founding Elections in Eastern Europe" (H.-D. Klingemann, Science Center Berlin, WZB; supported by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation) are archived under Study Nos.: 2465-2469, 2485-2488, 2560-2562, 2811-2819, 2901-2912, 3053-3057, 3175-3176 and 3631-3633. Comparable election studies from Eastern Europe are archived under ZA Study Nos.: 3123-3126, 3215-3218, 3527-3530, 3631-3633, 3888-3893.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2488 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Toka, Gabor (Hrsg.): The 1990 Election to the Hungarian National Assembly; Analyses, Documents and Data. Berlin: Ed. Sigma 1995

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 241 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Csanadi, G.; Orkeny, Antal; Toka, Gabor (1994): Hungarian 1990 Parliamentary Election (Municipalities). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.