Party Preferences Czech Republic 1998 (Trend)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institute for Public Opinion Research (IVVM), Prague, Czech Republic
Other Title
  • Stranicke preference v Ceske republice 1998 (Trend) (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Institute for Public Opinion Research (IVVM), Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and attitude toward current political questions. Cumulative data set of the monthly surveys in 1998. Topics: Participation in the 1998 elections and voting; relationship to the party; party close to heart; preferred date of preliminary elections; participation in preliminary elections; party which will receive most votes; elections will improve situation; clear outcome of the elections; preferred coalition for the government; satisfaction with results of the elections; party voted for in the 1996 elections; participation in the Senate elections; trust in the Senator; composition of the Senate; satisfaction with political situation; left-right self placement (scale); trust in institutions and political leaders (Vaclav Havel (president)- Milos Zeman (CSSD leader)- Vaclav Klaus (ODS leader); satisfaction with democracy; transformation of Czech economy; EU membership; believe in God; living standard of the household; region; size of the community.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1998-01 / 1998-12
    The survey periods: 2-9 January 1998 30 January - 3 February 1998 27 February - 3 March 1998 1-6 April 1998 29 April - 4 May 1998 27 May - 1 June 1998 1-8 July 1998 1-7 September 1998 1-5 October 1998 2-9 November 1998 1-7 December 1998.
Geographic Coverage
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
Sampled Universe
The permanent residents of 15 years of age and older
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample. The quotas based on region, size of the community, sex, age and education
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 12148
    Number of Variables: 58
The data set is part of the ´Party Preferences Czech Republic Series´. It was created by merging data from the monthly public opinion surveys in 1998. January 1998 1127 February 1998 1121 March 1998 1107 April 1998 1149 May 1998 1119 June 1998 1141 July 1998 1129 September 1998 1028 October 1998 1006 November 1998 1031 December 1998 1190. Further merged data sets are archived under the ZA Study Nos. 3888 (1996), 3890 (1999), 3891 (2000) and 3892 (2001). Between 1990 and 2000 the surveys were carried out by the Institute for Public Opinion Research (Institut pro vyzkum verejneho mineni, IVVM;, at the Federal Statistical Office (later Czech Statistical Office, In 2000 the IVVM was abolished and the Center for Public Opinion Research (Centrum pro vyzkum verejneho mineni, CVVM) continued the program. CVVM is a department of the Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic ( The original data sets are available at the Sociological Data Archive (SDA), Prague ( Further Election Studies from Eastern Europe are archived under the ZA Study Nos.: 2465-2469, 2485-2488, 2560-2562, 2811-2819, 2901-2912, 3053-3057, 3123-3126, 3175-3176, 3215-3218, 3527-3539, 3631-3633 and 3888-3893.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3889 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22