My da|ra Login

Detailed view

metadata language: German English

Elections in Croatia 1992

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
  • Grdesic, Ivan (Fakultät für Politikwissenschaften, Universität Zagreb)
Other Title
  • Izbori u Hrvatskoj 1992 (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Religion and values
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Behavior at the polls, stand on the nationalities problem and questions on the political system. Topics: Region; nationality; time of moving; possession of a nationality document; belonging to religious communities; attitude to religion; party membership; familiarity with the principles of nominating candidates and voting; sources of information regarding political parties and the election; personal election interest and that assumed in personal surroundings; assumed election fraud; voting intent regarding candidate for president and party; most important reasons for possibly not participating in the election; personal significance of election result; voting decision regarding the candidates for president, parties of the ´state list´ and the candidates of one´s own election precinct; most important reasons for voting decision; preferred political parties for a coalition with preferred party; personal voting decision to prevent unacceptable parties; areas of greatest social inequality; social values represented by one´s preferred party; solidarity with the nation due to language, religion, tradition, history, culture, economic and political interests; self-classification on a left-right continuum; most important social problems of the country; stand on freedom of speech, the right to demonstrate, violent solution of conflicts; the role of the opposition; salience of interests of the nation; constitution; relationship of president, parliament and government; balance of power between central government and regions in the country; preferred political and cultural rights of the Serbian minority after the war; future relationship of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia; political and economic cooperation with other countries; role of the state in the economy; necessity of an opposition for the functioning of democracy; influence of the government on mass-media; participation of trade unions in the development of Croatian economic policies; stand on abortion; relationship of government and church; satisfaction with president Tudjman, the parliament (Sabor) and the government of Manolic and Gregurica; preferred form of government; avoidance of a war; consideration of ecological and political interests in development of the country; energy consumption and use of new energy sources; significance of tradition, nation, authority, nationalism, freedom of the sciences, church, individual freedom and national interests; degree of acceptance of social contacts with members of other nations; general contentment with life; satisfaction with residence, financial situation and social position; extent to which informed about election predictions of the opinion polls and their influence on one´s own voting decision; election memory; earlier membership in communist party.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Croatia (HR)
Sampled Universe
The population 18 years old and older
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2359
    Number of Variables: 129
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 ZA-Nos.: ZA2465-ZA2469, ZA2485-ZA2488, ZA2560-ZA2562, ZA2811-ZA2819, ZA2901-ZA2912, ZA3053-ZA3057, ZA3175-ZA3176 and ZA3631-ZA3633. Comparable election studies from Eastern Europe are archived under ZA-Nos.: ZA3123-ZA3126, ZA3215-ZA3218, ZA3527-ZA3530, ZA3631-ZA3633, ZA3888-ZA3893.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2815 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Siber, Ivan (Hrsg.): The 1990 and 1992/93 Sabor Elections in Croatia: Analyses, Documents and Data. Series Founding Elections in Eastern Europe. Berlin: Ed. Sigma, 1997

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Grdesic, Ivan (1996): Elections in Croatia 1992. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.