Slovenian Public Opinion 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Tos, Niko (Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Center, University of Ljubliana, Slovenia)
Other Title
  • Slovensko javno mnenje 1990 (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Center, University of Ljubliana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Subjective perceptions and attitudes of the population. Topics: Happiness; satisfaction with life in general; comparison of the present and past position of society; high cost of living; payment system; social differences; unemployment; West-European working time; evaluation of economy and social reforms; international relations; relations between Yugoslavian nations and republics; national identity; immigration; primary connections with the world; reasons for interethnic conflicts in Yugoslavia; expectations toward the future of Yugoslavia; Kosovo crisis; political pluralism; opposition; independent syndicates; reputation of politicians; the role of the Communist League; the role of the Socialist Alliance of the Working People; participation in political parties; sympathies with political parties; evaluation of "DEMOS"; fairness of election; sovereignty; autonomy of Slovenia within Yugoslavia; right to self-determination; threatening factors of Slovenian sovereignty; amendments to Slovenia constitution; changes of the Yugoslavian constitution; perception of own nationality; attitudes toward Yugoslavian Army; civil military service; national rights; role of the army in society; presence of crime in local environment; attitudes toward police; Yugoslavian foreign policy; future of socialism; changes in Eastern Europe; religiosity; religious practice; safeguard of religious freedom; role of the Church in society; values; independence; fatalism; superstition; threatening of environment; development and environment; Communist League descent from authority; "meeting of the truth" affair; evaluation of the Markovic economic program.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-12 / 1990-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of (YUCS)
Sampled Universe
The residential population 18 years old and older. Excluded: Institutionalised people.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Three stage systematic random sample.
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire. Mail survey was chosen for follow-ups
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2050
    Number of Variables: 418
The data set is part of the Slovenian General Social Survey Series (SJM). Related data sets are archived under the ZA Study Nos.: 3528-3530, 3215(1989) and 3217 (1990-1998). The data sets of the complete Slovenian General Social Survey Series and all related studies are available at the Slovenian Social Science Data Archive (ADP), Ljubliana ( Eection 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 Study Nos.: 2465-2469, 2485-2488, 2560-2562, 2811-2819, 2901-2912, 3053-3057, 3175-3176 and 3631-3633. Further 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
  • ZA3527 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Tos, N.; Miheljak, V.(Hrsg.): Slovenia between Continuity and Change 1990-1997: Analyses, Documents and Data; Series Founding Elections in Eastern Europe. Berlin: Edition Sigma 2002

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22