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Polish National Election Study 2000 (PGSW)

Resource Type
  • Markowski, Radoslaw (Institute for political studies, Polish academy of sciences (ISP PAN), Warsaw, Poland)
  • Gebethner, Stanislaw (PGSW research group, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Grabowska, Mirosława (PGSW research group, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Grzelak, Paweł (PGSW research group, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Jasiewicz, Krysztof (PGSW research group, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Kolarska-Bobinska, Lena (PGSW research group, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Korzeniowski, Krzysztof (PGSW research group, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Wasilewski, Jacek (PGSW research group, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Wesolowski, Włodzimierz (PGSW research group, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Wnuk-Lipinski, Edmund (PGSW research group, Warsaw, Poland)
Other Title
  • Polskie Generalne Studium Wyborcze 2000 (PGSW) (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Public Opinion Research Center (Centrum Badania Opinii Spolecznej, CBOS), Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Abstract

    Social and political awareness, political views and voting behavior. Topics: Political attitudes; election candidates; parliamentary elites; democracy; economic conditions; election campaigns; elections; European Union; government performance; labor (work); NATO; political change; political interest; political participation; political parties; voter attitudes; voting behavior; CSES module (Comparative Study of Electoral Systems). Demography: Age, gender; education; father’s education and profession; occupation; employment status; spouse’s occupation; income; household; marital status; residence; membership of political parties; religion; region.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2000-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Poland (PL)
Sampled Universe
The adult population 18+.
Three level sampling procedure: 1st - (so-called) statistical regions (Central Statistical Office regionalization), 2nd - residence addresses, 3rd - (in case of more than single-person household) selection of the respondent from multi-member household.
Collection Mode
  • Face to face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1048
    Number of Variables: 194
The data set is also available at the Polish Social Data Archive (ADS), Warsaw ( The 2000 and 2001 PGSW studies are archived under ZA-Study-Nos: 4334 and 4335. Further information on PGSW study series can be found at 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 ZA-Study-Nos.: 2465 - 2469, 2485 - 2488, 2560 - 2562, 2811 - 2819, 2901 - 2912, 3175 - 3176 and 3631 - 3633. Comparable election studies from Eastern Europe are archived under ZA-Study-Nos.: 1944 - 1945, 3123 - 3126, 3215 - 3218, 3527 - 3530, 3631 - 3633, 3888 - 3893, 4053 - 4054, 4064 - 4065 and 4305 - 4329.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4334 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 229 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Markowski, Radoslaw; Gebethner, Stanislaw; Grabowska, Mirosława; Grzelak, Paweł; Jasiewicz, Krysztof et. al. (2006): Polish National Election Study 2000 (PGSW). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.