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Croatian National Election Study 2000: Pre-election survey

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kasapovic, Mirjana (University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science)
Other Title
  • Drzavni izbori u Hrvatskoj 2000: 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 concerning elections and parties; 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; participation in activities related to the church and the religious community, the union, and professional, cultural or humanitarian organization; voting for the same party; expectations and feelings towards elections and election campaigns; reasons for voting; attitudes towards politicians in general; attitude towards political parties in Croatia; voting in the next 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; most competent party or coalition; preferred political ideology; attitudes towards traditional values (church, family, school, state); influence of language, religion, tradition, history, and culture on the way connecting people; left-right self placement; statements on democracy and power; relationship between Zagreb and the regions; status of Serbs living in Croatia; sovereignty of Croatia and EU; right to abortion; satisfaction with democracy; strong leaders vs. democracy; role of opposition and media; value of individual´s liberty; solving conflicts with force; limitation of citizens rights; participation in political affairs; trust in institutions; attitudes towards Serbs, Muslims and Albanians; comparison of family’s life today and four years ago/period before 1990; cause of current economic and social problems in Croatia; attitudes towards statements like: opinion of the majority always the best, need for strong trustworthy people, voice your own opinion, going against authorities, young people need discipline, decisiveness and the will to work and fight for their homeland; 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; rural or urban settlement; region; sex; work status; age; number of family members; number of children; education; income; former state owned flat; shares in privatised businesses; ethnicity; membership of religious denomination; religiosity; position of family during second world war.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1999-12-18 / 2000-01-01
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: 1126
    Number of Variables: 154
Further election studies from Croatia are archived under the ZA-Nos. ZA4562 (1995) 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
  • ZA4563 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Kasapovic, Mirjana (2007): Croatian National Election Study 2000: Pre-election survey. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.