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A Swedish Generations and Gender Survey: Questionnaires in English

posted on 2021-04-01, 19:50 authored by Elizabeth ThomsonElizabeth Thomson, Gunnar AnderssonGunnar Andersson, Johan DahlbergJohan Dahlberg, Johan Tollebrant
This report provides the full questionnaires in English translation for the Swedish Generations and Gender Survey. The Swedish GGS was carried out by means of telephone interviews and follow-up postal or online questionnaires during 2012 and 2013. Some data were collected through population registers. A target population of 18,000 individuals aged 18-79 years produced 9,688 respondents (responserate53.8%). 6,830 respondents also filled out the postal/online follow-up questionnaire. The field work was carried out by Statistics Sweden’s Survey Unit. An aggregated version of the Swedish GGS is available through the Generations and Gender Programme website at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute: In this version of the Swedish GGS a number of variables have been aggregated or dropped. The full version of the survey is available to researchers at the Stockholm University Demography Unit and the Ageing Research Centre, Karolinska institutet, through Statistics Sweden’s Micro-Online Access system (contact: Helen Eriksson at the Demography Unit). Restrictions to use are due to legal constraints.


Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, survey grant 10­ 0527:1

the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet), through grants 825-2010­ 6014 (main survey), 826-2009-4167 (planning grant) and 349-2007-8701 (personnel costs through the Stockholm University Linnaeus Center on Social Policy and Family Dynamics in Europe, SPaDE)




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A Swedish Generations and Gender Survey: Questionnaires in English

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  • English

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  • 310 Sociologiska institutionen | Department of Sociology