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International Social Survey Programme: Role of Government V - ISSP 2016

Version
2.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • ISSP Research Group
Publication Date
2018-09-19
Contributor
  • Gonzales T., Ricardo (Centro de Estudios Públicos (CEP), Santiage de Chile, Chile) (Researcher)
  • Mansfeldova, Zdenka (Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic) (Researcher)
  • Wolf, Christof (GESIS Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Germany) (Researcher)
  • Lund Clement, Sanne (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Andersen, Johannes (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Shamshiri-Petersen, Ditte (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Andersen, Jørgen G. (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Frederiksen, Morten (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Severin, Majbritt C. (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Holt, Steffen (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Nielsen, Alex S. (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Borregaard, Nicolaj (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Méndéz Lago, Mónica (Centro de Investigaciones Sociólogicas (CIS), Madrid, Spain) (Researcher)
  • Melin, Harri (University of Tampere, Finland) (Researcher)
  • Borg, Sami (University of Tampere, Finland) (Researcher)
  • Gonthier, Frédéric (PACTE, Institut d´Etudes Politiques de Grenoble, Grenoble, France) (Researcher)
  • Forsé, Michel (Centre Maurice Halbwachs, Paris, France) (Researcher)
  • Tsuladze, Lia (Center for Social Sciences (CSS), Tbilisi, Georgia) (Researcher)
  • Clery, Liz (National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Phillips, Miranda (National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Marinović Jerolimov, Dinka (Institute for Social Research, Zagreb, Croatia) (Researcher)
  • Kolosi, Tamás (TÁRKI Social Research Institute, Budapest, Hungary) (Researcher)
  • Lewin-Epstein, Noah (B.I. and Lucille Cohen, Institute for public opinion research, Tel Aviv, Israel) (Researcher)
  • Einarsson, Hafsteinn (Social Science Research Institute, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland) (Researcher)
  • Aramaki, Hiroshi (NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan) (Researcher)
  • Murata, Hiroko (NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan) (Researcher)
  • Yamamoto, Kayo (NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan) (Researcher)
  • Kim, Jibum (Department of Sociology, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea) (Researcher)
  • Krupavičius, Algis (Institute of Public Policy and Administration, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania) (Researcher)
  • Niklass, Mareks (Advanced Social and Political Research Institute (ASPRI), University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia) (Researcher)
  • Kolsrud, Kirstine (Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD), Bergen, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Skjåk, Knut K. (Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD), Bergen, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Milne, Barry (Centre of Methods and Policy Application in the Social Sciences (COMPASS), University of Auckland, New Zealand) (Researcher)
  • Humpage, Louise (Department of Sociology, University of Auckland, New Zealand) (Researcher)
  • Greaves, Lara (Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand) (Researcher)
  • Edlund, Jonas (Department of Sociology, Umea University, Sweden) (Researcher)
  • Lindh, Arvid (Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, Sweden) (Researcher)
  • Bahna, Miloslav (Institute for Sociology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia) (Researcher)
  • Hafner-Fink, Mitja (Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre (CJMMK), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) (Researcher)
  • Malnar, Brina (Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre (CJMMK), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) (Researcher)
  • Bureekul, Thawilwadee (King Prajadhipok’s Institute, Bangkok, Thailand) (Researcher)
  • Thananithichot, Stithorn (King Prajadhipok’s Institute, Bangkok, Thailand) (Researcher)
  • Sangmahamad, Ratchawadee (King Prajadhipok’s Institute, Bangkok, Thailand) (Researcher)
  • Fu, Yang-chih (Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taipei City, Taiwan) (Researcher)
  • Smith, Tom W. (National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA) (Researcher)
  • Davern, Michael (National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA) (Researcher)
  • Freese, Jeremy (Stanford University, Stanford, USA) (Researcher)
  • Briceño-León, Roberto (Laboratorio de Ciencias Sociales (LACSO), Caracas, Venezuela) (Researcher)
  • Hout, Michael (New York University, New York, USA) (Researcher)
  • Evans, Ann (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia) (Researcher)
  • Blunsdon, Betsy (Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated (ACSPRI), Black Rock, Victoria, Australia) (Researcher)
  • Carton, Ann (Vlaamse Overheid, Statistics Flanders, Brussels) (Researcher)
  • Vander Molen, Tina (Vlaamse Overheid, Statistics Flanders, Brussels, Belgium) (Researcher)
  • Vesentini, Frédéric (Walloon Institute of Assessment, Forecasting and Statistics (IWEPS), Namur, Belgium) (Researcher)
  • Lamy, Céline (Walloon Institute of Assessment, Forecasting and Statistics (IWEPS), Namur, Belgium) (Researcher)
  • Dehaibe, Xavier (Brussels Institute for Statistics and Analysis (BISA), Brussels, Belgium) (Researcher)
  • Binon, Pauline (Brussels Institute for Statistics and Analysis (BISA), Brussels, Belgium) (Researcher)
  • Deshmukh, Yashwant R. (CVoter News Services Pvt. Ltd., Noida, India) (Researcher)
  • Khakhulina, Ludmila (Levada-Center, Moscow, Russia) (Researcher)
  • Sno, Tamira (Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Tammenga, Suriname) (Researcher)
  • Çarkoğlu, Ali (Istanbul Policy Center, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey) (Researcher)
  • Kalaycıoğlu, Ersin (Istanbul Policy Center, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey) (Researcher)
  • Struwig, Jare (Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa) (Researcher)
  • FORS, c/o University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland (Researcher)
  • Social Weather Stations, Quezon City, Philippines (Researcher)
  • M.I.S. Trend SA, Lausanne, Switzerland (Data Collector)
  • CADEM, Santiago de Chile, Chile (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS Marketing & Social Research, Brno, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Germany (Data Collector)
  • Rambøll Denmark A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • Centro de Investigaciones Sociólogicas (CIS), Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • Statistics Finland, Social Survey Unit, Helsinki, Finland (Data Collector)
  • PACTE-CNRS, Grenoble, France (Data Collector)
  • Center for Social Sciences (CSS), Tbilisi, Georgia (Data Collector)
  • National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), London, Great Britain (Data Collector)
  • GFK market research, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • TÁRKI Social Research Institute, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • B.I. and Lucille Cohen, Institute for public opinion research, Tel Aviv, Israel (Data Collector)
  • Social Science Research Institute, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland (Data Collector)
  • Central Research Services, Inc., Tokyo, Japan (Data Collector)
  • Survey Research Center at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea (Data Collector)
  • Eurotela, Klaipėda, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Gallup (contact and paper questionnaire administration) and Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD) (web questionnaire administration), Bergen, Norway (Data Collector)
  • Centre of Methods and Policy Application in the Social Sciences (COMPASS), The University of Auckland, New Zealand (Data Collector)
  • Social Weather Stations, Quezon City, Philippines (Data Collector)
  • SIFO, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • TNS Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre (CJMMK), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • King Prajadhipok’s Institute, Bangkok, Thailand (Data Collector)
  • Center for Survey Research, RCHSS, Academia Sinica, Taipei City, Taiwan (Data Collector)
  • National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA (Data Collector)
  • Instituto Delphos, Caracas, Venezuela (Data Collector)
  • Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated (ACSPRI), Black Rock, Victoria, Australia (Data Collector)
  • Vlaamse Overheid, Statistics Flanders, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • Walloon Institute of Assessment, Forecasting and Statistics (IWEPS), Namur, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • Brussels Institute for Statistics and Analysis (BISA), Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • CVoter News Services Pvt. Ltd., Noida, India (Data Collector)
  • Levada-Center, Moscow, Russia (Data Collector)
  • Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Tammenga, Suriname (Data Collector)
  • Infakto Research Workshop Inc., Istanbul, Turkey (Data Collector)
  • Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa (Data Collector)
Language
German
Description
  • Abstract

    The role of Government Topics: Obey the law without exception vs. follow conscience on occasions; public protest meetings and protest marches and demonstrations against the government should be allowed; allowance for revolutionaries to hold public meetings and to publish books expressing their views; worse type of justice error (to convict an innocent person or to let a guilty person go free); consent or rejection of various economic measures by the government (cuts in government spending, government financing of projects to create new jobs, less government regulation of business, support for industry to develop new products and technology, support for declining industries to protect jobs, reducing the working week to create more jobs); preference for more or less government spending in various areas (the environment, health, the police and law enforcement, education, the military and defence, old age pensions, unemployment benefits, culture and the arts); question of government´s responsibility (provide a job for everyone, keep prices under control, provide health care for the sick, provide a decent standard of living for the old, provide industry with the help it needs to grow, provide a decent standard of living for the unemployed, reduce income differences between the rich and the poor, give financial help to university students from low-income families, provide decent housing for those who can’t afford it, impose strict laws to make industry do less damage to the environment, promote equality between men and women); responsibility for the provision of health care for the sick, care for older people, and school education (Government, private companies/for-profit organisations, non-profit organisations/charities/cooperatives, religious organisations, family relatives or friends); most and second most influence factor on government actions (e.g. the media, trade unions, business, banks and industry, etc.); policies in the country depend more on what is happening in the world economy, rather than who is in government vice versa; opinion on civil liberties and public security: government should have the right to keep people under video surveillance in public areas, and to monitor e-mails and any other information exchanged on the Internet; all government information should be publicly available vs. limited (scale 0-10); government should have the right to collect information about anyone living in the country, and about anyone living abroad without their knowledge; government should have the right to detain people without putting them on trial, to tap people’s telephone conversations, and to stop and search people in the street at random; interest in politics; people like me don’t have any say about what the government does; pretty good understanding of the important political issues; Members of Parliament try to keep promises; most civil servants can be trusted; evaluation of the amount of taxes for high incomes, middle incomes, and low incomes; tax authorities make sure people pay their taxes, and treat everyone in accordance with the law; major private companies comply with laws, and try to avoid paying their taxes; corruption: estimated incidence of corruption among politicians, and among public officials; personal experience with corruption in the last five years: frequency of how often a public official wanted a bribe; evaluation of success of the government in providing health care, in providing a decent standard of living for the old, and in dealing with security threats. Demography: sex; age; year of birth; years in school; education (country specific); highest completed education level; work status; hours worked weekly; employment relationship; number of employees; supervision of employees; number of supervised employees; type of organisation: for-profit vs. non-profit and public vs. private; occupation (ISCO/ILO-08); main employment status; living in steady partnership; trade union membership; religious affiliation or denomination (country specific); groups of religious denominations; attendance of religious services; top-bottom self-placement; vote participation in last general election; country specific party voted in last general election; party voted (left-right); self-assessed affiliation to ethnic group 1 and 2 (country specific); number of children in the household; number of toddlers in the household; size of household; earnings of respondent (country specific); household income (country specific); father´s and mother´s country of birth; marital status; place of living: urban – rural; region (country specific). Information about spouse/ partner on: work status; hours worked weekly; employment relationship; supervision of employees; occupation (ISCO/ILO-08); main employment status. Additionally encoded: respondent-ID number; date of interview (year, month, day); case substitution flag; mode of data collection; weight; Country ISO 3166 Code, Country/Sample ISO 3166 Code, Country Prefix ISO 3166 Code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2017-02-15 / 2017-08-07
    Switzerland
  • 2016-07-09 / 2016-08-07
    Chile
  • 2016-05-24 / 2016-07-18
    Czech Republic
  • 2016-04-05 / 2016-09-18
    Germany
  • 2016-05-15 / 2016-07-19
    Denmark
  • 2016-04-11 / 2016-06-29
    Spain
  • 2016-09-16 / 2016-12-20
    Finland
  • 2016-02-09 / 2016-09-30
    France
  • 2016-06-05 / 2016-07-23
    Georgia
  • 2016-07-13 / 2016-10-30
    Great Britain
  • 2017-07-20 / 2017-08-25
    Croatia
  • 2016-04-14 / 2016-04-20
    Hungary
  • 2015-12-24 / 2016-04-05
    Israel
  • 2017-02-01 / 2017-05-10
    Iceland
  • 2016-10-29 / 2016-11-06
    Japan
  • 2016-06-27 / 2016-10-07
    Korea (South)
  • 2016-06-27 / 2016-08-02
    Lithuania
  • 2016-08-27 / 2016-09-25
    Latvia
  • 2016-10-26 / 2017-02-13
    Norway
  • 2016-07-11 / 2016-12-19
    New Zealand
  • 2016-03-16 / 2016-03-20
    Philippines
  • 2016-10-10 / 2016-12-12
    Sweden
  • 2016-10-13 / 2016-11-28
    Slovakia
  • 2015-11-14 / 2016-02-23
    Slovenia
  • 2017-06-01 / 2017-08-09
    Thailand
  • 2016-08-07 / 2016-11-27
    Taiwan
  • 2016-04-05 / 2016-11-19
    United States
  • 2016-09-02 / 2016-10-04
    Venezuela
  • 2016-05-31 / 2017-05-18
    Australia
  • 2017-11-28 / 2018-03-28
    Belgium
  • 2018-02-11 / 2018-03-25
    India
  • 2016-02-16 / 2016-02-23
    Russia
  • 2018-01-11 / 2018-06-21
    Suriname
  • 2017-08-26 / 2017-11-15
    Turkey
  • 2017-01-25 / 2017-04-30
    South Africa
Geographic Coverage
  • Switzerland (CH)
  • Chile (CL)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Georgia (GE)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Israel (IL)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Japan (JP)
  • Korea, Republic of (KR)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Norway (NO)
  • New Zealand (NZ)
  • Philippines (PH)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Thailand (TH)
  • Taiwan (TW)
  • United States (US)
  • Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
  • Australia (AU)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • India (IN)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Suriname (SR)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • South Africa (ZA)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 18 years and older Exception: Finland (15 to 74 years), Japan (16 years and over), Latvia (18 to 74 years), Norway (18 to 79 years), Sweden (18 to 79 years), South Africa (16 years and over), and Suriname (21 to 74 years)
Sampling
Probability Sample: Simple Random Sample Probability Sample: Systematic Random Sample Probability Sample: Stratified Sample Probability Sample: Stratified Sample: Proportional Probability Sample: Stratified Sample: Disproportional Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview) Face-to-face interview: PAPI (Paper and Pencil Interview) Self-administered questionnaire: Paper Self-administered questionnaire: CASI (Computer Assisted Self-Interview) Self-administered questionnaire: CAWI (Computer Assisted Web Interview) Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 395
Note
Number of respondents for each country, first release: Switzerland: 1066; Chile: 1416; Czech Republic: 1400; Germany: 1689; Demark: 1138; Spain: 1834; Finland: 1186; France: 1501; Georgia: 1487; Great Britain: 1563; Croatia: 1026; Hungary: 1000; Israel: 1248; Iceland: 1322; Japan: 1611; Korea: 1051; Lithuania: 1006; Latvia: 1002; Norway: 1260; New Zealand: 1350; Philippines: 1200; Sweden: 1140; Slovakia: 1150; Slovenia: 1024; Thailand: 1475; Taiwan: 1966; United States: 1390; Venezuela: 1045; Number of respondents of additionaly included countries in the final release: Australia: 1267; Belgium: 1952; India: 1508; Russia: 1576; Suriname: 1273; Turkey: 1535; South Africa: 3063
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6900 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Relations
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    DOI: 10.4232/1.12994

Update Metadata: 2019-08-08 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2018-09-19

ISSP Research Group (2018): International Social Survey Programme: Role of Government V - ISSP 2016. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. http://doi.org/10.4232/1.13052