The Danish Value Survey, panel 1981-2008

Principal Investigator

Peter Gundelach, Sociologisk Institut, KĂžbenhavns Universitet


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



See abstract



Abortion, euthanasia, Sense of responsibility, Work, Fraud, Occupational conditions, The squatting of properties, Boycott, Prayer, Children, Dane, Democracy, Demonstration, Death penalty, EU, Membership of labour union, Family, The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark, General election, Association activities, Leisure time, Genetically modified foods, Geographical attachment, God, Health, Heaven and hell, Attitude towards immigrants, Homosexuality, Interest in politics, Church attendance, Artificial insemination, Living conditions, Equality, Life after death, Lie, Contributory influence, Meditation, Member of the national church, Trust in your fellow citizens, Environment, Neighbour, Upbringing, Party preferences, Personal happiness, Political position, Political system, Prostitution, Reincarnation, Religion, Religious ceremony, Religious affiliation, Society, Sexual relationships, Suicide, Tax evasion, Divorce, Social offer, Moonlighting, Drink-driving, Citizenship, Strike action, Terrorism, Life satisfaction, Trust in public institutions, Belief in sin, Religious community, Petition, Infidelity, Friends, Scientific research, Marriage


Labour and employment: Employment, Social stratification and groupings: Family life and marriage (including household composition and generations), Politics: International politics and organisations, Politics: Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion, Society and culture: Religion and values, Society and culture: Social behaviour and attitudes, Society and culture: Social conditions and indicators


Age limits,

Geographic Coverage


Data set

Order data

Variables: 1207
Analysis unit: Individuals


In data set: 909
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: Other

Test type: Structured questionnaire

Number of questions: 968

Data Collector: SFI-SURVEY

Temporal coverage

Start: 1990-05-01
End: 2008-09-30


Peter Gundelach, The Danish Value Survey, panel 1981-2008, Dansk Data Arkiv, 2009. 1 data file: DDA-23518, version: 1.0.0, http://dx.doi.org/10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-23518

Persistent identifier:

DOI: 10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-23518

Archive information

Received: 2009-04-17


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


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