International Social Survey Programme: National Identity I - ISSP 1995

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • ISSP Research Group
Publication Date
  • Kelley, Jonathan (Australia) (Researcher)
  • Evans, Mariah (Australia) (Researcher)
  • Haller, Max (Austria) (Researcher)
  • Hoellinger, Franz (Austria) (Researcher)
  • Dimova, Lilia (Agency for Social Analyses (ASA), Sofia, Bulgaria) (Researcher)
  • Tilkidjiev, Nikolay (Agency for Social Analyses (ASA), Sofia, Bulgaria) (Researcher)
  • Kostelecky, Tomáš (Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic) (Researcher)
  • Mohler, Peter Ph. (ZUMA, Mannheim, Germany) (Researcher)
  • Jowell, Roger (SCPR, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Brook, Lindsay (SCPR, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Park, Alison (SCPR, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Thomson, Katarina (SCPR, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Bryson, Caroline (SCPR, London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Calvi, Gabriele (Italy) (Researcher)
  • Tsuji, Tomohiro (Japan) (Researcher)
  • Tabuns, Aivars (Latvia) (Researcher)
  • Zepa, Brigita (Latvia) (Researcher)
  • Becker, Jos (SCP - Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau, Netherlands) (Researcher)
  • Gendall, Philip (Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand) (Researcher)
  • Aagedal, Olaf (Diaconia College Centre, Oslo, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Knutsen, Oddbjorn (Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Skjak, Knut K. (Norwegian Social Science Data Services, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Cichomski, Bogdan (Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland) (Researcher)
  • Khakhulina, Ludmila (Russia) (Researcher)
  • Piscova, Magdalena (Institute of Sociology, Slovak Academy of Science, Slovakian Republic) (Researcher)
  • Tos, Niko (Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre (CJMMK), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) (Researcher)
  • Svallfors, Stefan (Department of Sociology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden) (Researcher)
  • Davis, James A. (NORC, USA) (Researcher)
  • Smith, Tom W. (NORC, USA) (Researcher)
  • Carleton University Survey Centre, Canada (Researcher)
  • TARKI, Budapest, Hungary (Researcher)
  • Social Science Research Center UCD and Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Ireland (Researcher)
  • Research Council of Norway, Norway (Researcher)
  • Social Weather Stations, Inc. (SWS), Philippines (Researcher)
  • ASEP (Analisis Sociologicos Economicos y Politicos), Spain (Researcher)
  • IFES, Institut Fessel & GfK, Wien, Austria (Data Collector)
  • AMASIA, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • Infratest, Munich and Infratest Burke, Berlin, Germany (Data Collector)
  • EURISKO, Italy (Data Collector)
  • Norwegian Social Science Data Services, Norway (Data Collector)
  • Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • Center of Field Research (ORBS) at the Polish Academy of Science, Poland (Data Collector)
  • VCIOM, Moscow, Russia (Data Collector)
  • Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • Statistics Sweden, SwedenISSS/A, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University,Australia (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago, USA (Data Collector)
  • NHK, Tokio, Japan (Data Collector)
  • Agency for Social Analyses (ASA), Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • Carleton University Survey Centre, Canada (Data Collector)
  • TARKI, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand (Data Collector)
  • Institute of Sociology, Slovak Academy of Science, Slovakian Republic (Data Collector)
  • ASEP (Analisis Sociologicos Economicos y Politicos), Spain (Data Collector)
  • Social Science Research Center UCD and Economic and Social ResearchInstitute (ESRI), Ireland (Data Collector)
  • SCPR, London, Great Britain (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Language and linguistics
    • International politics and organisation
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Questions on national consciousness and national identity. Topics: solidarity with the part of town, the city, the region, the nation and with the respective continent as well as readiness to leave these regions to improve work or housing situation; importance of national unity; most important characteristics for national identity; identification with one's own nation (scale); national pride; perceived pride in the democracy of the country, the political influence of the country in the world, the economic successes, the welfare-state services, the scientific achievements, the athletic successes, the achievements in art or literature, the military forces, the history and equal rights of all social groups in the country; preference for protective duty to support the national economy; attitude to the right of international institutions to enforce solutions to be accepted nationally; attitude to improved foreign language instruction in schools; attitude to enforcing national interests regarding other countries; rejection of acquisition of land by foreigners in one's country; preference for national films and national television stations; attitude to government support of national minorities to preserve their customs and habits; preference for assimilation of minorities or retention of their identity; hostility to foreigners and prejudices against immigrants (scale); attitude to a reduction of immigration of foreigners; attitude to the right to asylum for politically persecuted refugees; origins from a rural or urban region; length of residence at current place of residence; length of stays abroad; native language; knowledge of foreign languages; citizenship; citizenship of parents at birth of respondent; citizenship of ancestors; perceived national affiliation and strength of this feeling of solidarity; advantageousness of membership of the country in the organization encompassing countries (such as e.g. EU); attitude to stricter measures regarding illegal immigrants; city size; superior function; union membership; self-assessment of social class; religiousness; party preference.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-11 / 1996-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Australia (AU)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Japan (JP)
  • Canada (CA)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • New Zealand (NZ)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Philippines (PH)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • United States (US)
Sampled Universe
Age: 18 years old and older
Probability; Sampling Procedure Comment: Sampling procedures differ for the individual countries
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Interview
  • Self-administered questionnaire
  • Oral or written or mail survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 30894
    Number of Variables: 342
The ISSP study of 1994 is archived under ZA Study No. 2620, a cumulated file can be found under ZA Study No. 2240.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2880 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 192 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22