Dataset details
Ref dataset: 495 (1.0.0)
Dataset title
Swiss national election studies, cumulated file 1971-2015
DOI 10.23662/FORS-DS-495-2
Previous versions 495-1:     No DOI is available for this version
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Ref study 8862
Dataset language English
Additional information
Dataset version 1.0.0
Version notes
Publication date 19.09.2017
Nesstar link
Bibliographical citation Selects: Swiss national election studies, cumulated file 1971-2015 [Dataset]. Distributed by FORS, Lausanne, 2017.
Data type Quantitative data
Consent of respondents
Time method Time series
  • Digitalized data file
Data collector
Available document types
  • Variable documentation
Remarks about the documentation
Restriction Academic research and teaching
Special order
Special permission None
Status Published

Selects Cumulative File Data 1971-2015 v1.0
Collection date - begin 01.01.1971
Collection date - end 31.12.2015
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Swiss population of voting age between 1971 and 2015
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
  • Face-to-face interview (CAPI, CAMI, PAPI, etc.)
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases 37005
Number of variables 346