Yugoslav Public Opinion 1992

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
  • Bacevic, Ljiljana (Center for Political Studies and Public Opinion Research, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Belgrad, Jugoslawien-Serbien)
Other Title
  • Javno mnenje u Jygoslavii, 1992 (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • L. Bacevic, Center for Political Studies and Public Opinion Research, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Belgrad, Yugoslavia-Serbia (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Mass media
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Behavior at the polls, questions on the political system and the nationality conflict as well as on media. Topics: Region; nationality; religiousness; interest in politics; financial situation of personal household in comparison to others; direction of development of the country; trust in institutions; attitude to the leading politicians of the country; politicians with the greatest trust; attitude to the countries Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, France, Greece, Croatia, Italy, China, Hungary, Macedonia, Germany, Romania, Russia, USA, Slovenia, Turkey, Great Britain and to ethnic groups in the current and former Yugoslavia; preferred ethnic composition of a country; fulfillment of the UN conditions; personal impact of sanctions; assumed length of the sanctions; conditions for the suspension of sanctions; necessity of international intervention in the conflict around Bosnia and Herzegovina; voluntariness of migration/emigration; objectivity of media reporting; recognition of the borders; danger of war and potential attackers; election participation and decision at the last election and in the next election; reasons for voting decision; parties rejected on principle; major sources of information; daily newspaper and magazine most frequently read and most reliable; radio station most frequently listened to; reception of foreign radio broadcasts, "Voice of America" and "BBC" listened to in the last 3 months; trust in television stations; television station most frequently watched; assessment of the current economic situation, that a year ago and in a year; the greatest problems of the country; geographic identity; assessment of socialism; tasks of the government; responsibility of the government; preferred property form for medium-sized companies; ideas about territory claims, self-control, anarchy and a strong leader; assessment of life during the communist period; opinion on the communist party; respecting human rights; assessment of the policies of the government and President Panic; change of opinion on Panic; strengths and weaknesses of the president; secret or open election in the parliament; acceptance of the UN conditions; ability of government and president; Panic as leader of the opposition in the next elections; decision between the policies of Prime Minister Panic and President Milosovic; reasons for uncertainty with the next elections; number of refugees from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina in Serbia and Montenegro; personal possibilities to help refugees; necessity of support of refugees; information about "Kapetan Dragon Foundation"; current freedom of speech.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992
Geographic Coverage
  • Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of (YUCS)
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older from the residential population
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1932
    Number of Variables: 173
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
  • ZA2908 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Goati, Vladimir (ed.): Elections to the Federal and Republican Parliaments of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) 1990-1996. Analyses, Documents and Data. Berlin: Ed. Sigma, 1998

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22