Social Survey Iraq 2003

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sahm, Christoph M. (Oxford Research International, Oxford)
  • Departement of Sociology, University of Oxford
Publication Date
  • Oxford Research International (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Income
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Social stratification and groupings
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes and behaviour. Socio-economic and demographic questions. Topics: importance of selected areas of life (family, friends, leisure, politics, work, religion, service to others); life satisfaction; best and worst thing in the past and next 12 months; assessment of household standard of living; main income source; general personal trust; free choice and control of one´s own life; current needs for Iraq and within the next 12 months, and in five years´ time (strong Iraqi leader or a group of strong Iraqi leaders, provisional authority of the coalition, government of religious leaders or government of Iraqi military leaders, UN transition government, Iraqi democracy, Iraqi government of experts and managers, Iraqi governing transition council, other); importance of the government´s representation of all main groups of Iraqi society; attitudes towards democracy; responsibility for selected tasks and areas (the individual and his or her family or government); political participation; party preference in national and regional elections; ranking of the three most important political tasks in the country; institutional confidence; political interest; change in political interest over the last twelve months; closeness to a group (open, ranking order). Demography: sex; age; marital status; household size; main breadwinner; education of the respondent and the main breadwinner; current employment status of the respondent and the main breadwinner; current or last occupation of the respondent and the main breadwinner; occupational group of the respondent and the main breadwinner; employment sector of the respondent and the main breadwinner; mother tongue; language spoken at home; other language (s); net household income; possessions (e.g. air conditioner, bicycle, car, electric iron, agricultural machinery and farm animals, refrigerator, motorcycle, telephone etc.); nationality; religion. Additionally coded was: questionnaire ID; number of population; region; governorate; district and sub-district; interview accompanied by a supervisor; interview day; interview date (day and month); interview start and end; Interview duration; Interview language; age of respondent estimated by interviewer; respondent was recontacted; urban/rural residential area; settlement type; household income recoded in dollars; weighting factors.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2003-10-15 / 2003-11-15
Geographic Coverage
  • Iraq (IQ)
Sampled Universe
Residents aged 15 years and over
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI (Paper and Pencil Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3244
    Number of Variables: 187
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5141 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 16 | Registration Date: 2016-03-16