Croatian National Election Study 1995: Pre-election survey

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Grdesic, Ivan (University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science)
Other Title
  • Drzavni izbori u Hrvatskoj 1995: predizborno istrazivanje (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Voting behaviour and political attitudes. Topics: Source of information about elections and parties; information on elections; general and personal interest in the elections; honest and fair elections; voting of Croatian citizens not living in Croatia; member of and feeling close to a political party; voting in the elections; reasons for not voting; party or coalition voting for and reasons; reasons for voting for different parties; supporting the coalition of respondent’s party with another party; social value important for party choice; three most important issues in Croatian politics; preferred concepts for the creation of connection between people; left-right self placement; statements on democracy and power; relationship between Zagreb and the regions; status of Serbs living in Croatia; status of Bosnia and Herzegovina; relations between Croatia and Bosnia; establishing economic and political ties between Croatia and other countries; influence of the state on media; status of catholic church in Croatia; relation between church and state; right to abortion; contribution to post-war reconstruction; guidance of rebuilding the country; reconstruction and increase in energy consumption; secure provision of energy for development; satisfaction with democracy; strong leaders; role of parties for the functioning of the political system; parties caring about the wishes of the voters; evaluation of the work of the President, parliament and government; tradition vs. new values; new challenges; role of nation; Christian values, respect for the authority of the family, school, and state; national state; social progress; value of individual´s liberty; individual rights vs. state; relation of church and state; attitudes towards Serbs, Muslims and Albanians; voting decision in the last general elections; satisfaction with life in general; satisfaction with housing, financial situation and social accomplishments. Demography: Electoral district; type of settlement; sex; age; place of birth; type of residence; previous residence; housing status; children; occupation; main source of income; employment status; education; ethnicity; religious denomination; religiosity.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1995-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Croatia (HR)
Sampled Universe
Adult population (18 years and older with the right to vote)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multistage stratified simple random sample
Collection Mode
  • Face to face interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1144
    Number of Variables: 133
Further election studies from Croatia are archived under the ZA-Nos. ZA4563 (2000) and ZA4564 (2003). 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-Nos.: ZA2465-ZA2469, ZA2485-ZA2488, ZA2560-ZA2562, ZA2811-ZA2819, ZA2901-ZA2912, ZA3175-ZA3176 and ZA3631-ZA3633. Comparable election studies from Eastern Europe are archived under ZA-Nos.: ZA1944-ZA1945, ZA3123-ZA3126, ZA3215-ZA3218, ZA3527-ZA3530, ZA3631-ZA3633, ZA3888-ZA3893, ZA4053-ZA4054, ZA4064-ZA4065, and ZA4305-ZA4335.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4562 (Type: ZA-No.)

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