Dataset: Citizenship - ISSP 2004


Citizen and state.

Qualities of a good citizen; attitude toward the right of public meetings for religious extremists, people who want to overthrow the government by force, or people prejudiced against any racial or ethnic group; social and political participation; memberships; importance of different people's rights in democracy (scale); estimation of political influence possibilities (political efficacy); likeliness of counter-action against an unjust law and expected chance of serious attention to people's demand; interest in politics; personal trust in politicians and people; political discussions with friends; opinion leadership in politics; national sovereignty and attitude to international organisations; attitude to the action of political parties; real policy choice between parties; attitude toward a referendum; level of honesty and fairness in the last national election; commitment to serve people and likeliness to correct own mistakes in public service; corruption in public service; functioning of democracy at present, in the past and in the future; frequencies of media use; respect for people and tolerance in case of disagreement; self-description of the habitation (residence); voter participation; voting behaviour (recall).

Sex; age; marital-status; steady life-partner; education; current employment status; hours worked weekly; occupation (ISCO 1988); working for private or public sector or self-employed; if self-employed: number of employees; supervisor function; trade union membership; current employment status (ISCO 1988); earnings; family income; household size; household composition; party affiliation; participation in last election; religious denomination; attendance of religious services; self-placement on a top-bottom scale; region; size of community; type of community: urban-rural area; ethnicity, nationality and family-origin.

Additionally coded: administrative mode of data-collection.  

Source: GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Variable Groups

Full Title

Citizenship -  ISSP 2004

Identification Number


Date of Production



Name Affiliation Abbreviation

Questionaire (English source)

Source: GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Questinaire (Danish)

Technical Report


Source: GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences


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