Danish Election Study 2005

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Codebook: Variables, universes, concepts, survey design and frequency distribution



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The Danish Election Study 2005 consists of a main survey and a supplement survey. The main survey included an election survey which used the same methods as previous election studies and a panel study. The election survey was conducted among 1461 voters in 2005. The panel study was conducted among 803 voters in 2001 and again after the election in 2005.

The population of the study consists of persons living in Denmark who are eighteen years or older. The survey includes the de facto population regardless of citizenship.

The main survey includes the following background variables: Sex, age and marital status. The number of adults (i.e. persons who are eighteen years or older) and children in the household. The respondent''s education, employment status, private or public employment, union membership, the annual income of the respondent and the household, home ownership and location.


Time of decision, User charge, Democracy, The public sector, Refugee policy, General election, Constitutional treaty, Globalisation, Environmental politics, Attitude towards politicians, Interest in politics, International conflict, Mass media, Membership of political party, Trust in your fellow citizens, Public debate, Public expenses, Party leader, Party preferences, Politician, Political party, Political position, Reduction in taxation, Social expenses, Vote, Voting intention, Sentencing, Satisfaction with ones existance, Trust, Outsourcing of public jobs, Freedom of choice, Election campaign, Electoral campaign, Voting behaviour, Economic situation


Politics: Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion, Politics: Elections


Age limits,

Geographic Coverage


Data set

Order data

Variables: 374
Analysis unit: Individuals


In data set: 2264
Original sample: NA


Kind of data: Survey data

Time dimension: Cross-sectional (one time) study - partial replication,

Sampling procedure: Simple random sample

Action to minimize loos: NA

Data collection

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Test type: Structured questionnaire

Number of questions: 371

Data Collector: TNS Gallup

Temporal coverage

Start: 2005-02-05
End: 2005-08-31


Jørgen Goul Andersen, Danish Election Study 2005, Dansk Data Arkiv Danish Data Archive, 2007. 1 data file: DDA-18184, version: 1.0.0, http://dx.doi.org/10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-18184

Persistent identifier:

DOI: 10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-18184

Archive information

Received: 2007-08-20


Study state: The Danish Data Archive has fully documented and preserved the data in a long-term preservation format.
Access conditions: Requires access permission


DDI-L-3.1 XML Study metadata

Latest version: 1.0.0

Other metadata formats

DDA XML Study description


Primary publications

  • Andersen, Jørgen Goul, Andersen, Johannes; Borre, Ole; Hansen, Kaper Møller; Nielsen, Hans Jørgen, Det nye politiske landskab - folketingsvalget 2005 i perspektiv, Academica, 351 pp., 2007