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Social Survey Libya 2011 (North Africa Survey)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Sahm, Christoph M. (Oxford Research International, Oxford)
Publication Date
2016-03-16
Contributor
  • Oxford Research International, Oxford (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Government, Political System
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Income
    • Medicine
Description
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes and behaviour. Government and political systems. Conflicts, security and peace. Health condition. Socio-economic and demographic issues. Topics: happiness; comparison of personal life in general with the time a year ago and expectations for the future; assessment of household standard of living compared with other households in the community and expected standard of living in a year; free choice and control over one´s own life; health condition: self-assessment of health condition; health impairments in the last 12 months; average duration of sleep; average duration of falling asleep; general confidence in people; attitudes towards nature and the environment; preferred distribution of public funds among health care, education, telecommunications, more trees, provision of water, roads or electricity and public services; assessment of the country´s overall situation in comparison with the pre-revolutionary period before February, 17th and expectations for the future in one year and ten years; retrospective assessment of the revolution in Libya; political interest; change of political interest in the last twelve months; political participation including the acceptance of violent political actions; importance of tribes for Libya´s political future; political movements (e. g. Muslim brotherhood) that should and should not play a role in the country´s political future; awareness of different persons, organisations and institutions; institutional confidence; preferred future structure of the country; opinion on the distribution of income from oil production within Libya; prerequisites for more hard work of the Libyan population; country that could serve as a model for Libya; countries and organisations that have the most influence or should not have any influence at all on the future of Libya (ranking order); opinion on the separation of politics and religion in a new Libyan government; ranking of the countries with the greatest contribution to the deprivation of power of the old regime, and country that was least helpful; opinion on the role of Germany during the revolution in Libya; change of personal opinion on Germany compared to the time before the Libyan Revolution; current needs for Libya and within the next twelve months and five years (strong Libyan leader, a group of strong Libyan leaders, National Transitional Council, government of religious leaders or Libyan military leaders, Western-style or Libyan-style democracy, Libyan government of experts or managers); political tasks that should have priority and should not have priority (e. g. combating crime, obtaining jobs, rebuilding of infrastructure, etc.); opinion on how to deal with supporters and actual members of the former regime; participation of citizens in the country´s development versus leaders´ choice; leeway for ordinary citizens to influence political decisions at local and national level; most appropriate sources of policy information; sympathy scale for selected countries (Germany, UK, USA, Russia, France and Iran). Demography: sex; age; marital status; household size; education of the respondent; current employment status; current or last profession; employment sector; mother tongue; language spoken at home; other language (s); net household income; household equipment (e. g. air conditioning, bicycle, car, iron, agricultural machinery and farm animals, refrigerator, motorcycle, telephone etc.); nationality; ethnic background; religion. Additionally coded was: questionnaire ID; interviewer´s estimated age of respondent; administrative district; urban/rural residential area; interview date (day, month, year); interview day; interview accompanied by a supervisor; number of recalls; interview retrospectively reviewed and method; interview start and end; interview length; type of residence; respondent´s behaviour during the interview; age groups; income groups; weighting factors.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-12-13 / 2012-01-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (LY)
Sampled Universe
Residents aged 15 years and over
Sampling
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: 2087
    Number of Variables: 235
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5148 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2018-01-16 | Issue Number: 4 | Registration Date: 2016-03-16

Sahm, Christoph M. (2016): Social Survey Libya 2011 (North Africa Survey). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.5148