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Global Barometer Study

Summary: The Global Barometer Study (GBS) project represents the largest, most careful and systematic comparative survey of attitudes and values toward politics, power, reform, democracy and citizens' political actions in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Arabic region.

Main Points: The GBS is based on a common module of questions contained in regional barometer surveys;  for additional regional-specific questions, see the original surveys:

-        Afrobarometer (www.afrobarometer.org),

-        Arabbarometer (www.arabbarometer.org),

-        Asianbarometer (www.asianbarometer.org)

-        Latinobarometer (www.latinobarometro.org).

Cross-national comparative surveys have been implemented in 55 political systems -namely Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Benin, Botswana, Cape Verde, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Palestine, Algeria, Morocco, Kuwait and Lebanon.

In each of the 55 countries or regions, a national research team administers a country-wide face-to-face survey using standardized survey instruments to compile the required micro-level data under a common research framework and research methodology

Access to database: http://www.jdsurvey.net/gbs/gbs.jsp

Source: Global Barometer Study, 2013

http://www.jdsurvey.net/gbs/gbs.jsp

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