Dataset: Survey on Municipal Organization 2016, County File

Abstract

This data set is obtained from the survey "Survey on Municipal Organization 2016, County file". The survey was conducted by the Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) on behalf of The Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation. The aim of this study was to collect data to KMDs organization database. This database provides data on various aspects of municipal organization in most municipalities and counties in Norway. The purpose of the database is to provide a tool that makes it possible for municipalities, counties, state governments, researchers and others interested in municipal organization, to obtain an overview of important organizational feature of the municipalities and county municipalities, either together or separately. The database is currently based on surveys made in 1995, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012.

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Variable Groups

Full Title

Survey on Municipal Organization 2016, County File

Identification Number

NSD2409

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research NIBR

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research NIBR

Copyright

Copyright (C) 2016 NIBR

Funding Agency/Sponsor

Name Abbreviation Role Grant
Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation KMD

Data Distributor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
NSD – Norwegian Centre for Research Data NSD

Series Name

Municipal Organisation

Series Information

Since 1995 it has been conducted surveys on municipal organization on behalf of The Ministry of Local Goverment and Regional Development (Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation). The purpose is to provide an overview of the organizational and working methods in municipalities and counties. All Norwegian municipalities and counties are represented. The results are compared with surveys from 1995, 1996 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012.

Version

Date: 2017-02-26

Notes

Original data from Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research are documented and prepared, first NSD edition.

Bibliographic Citation

"Survey on Municipal Organization 2016, County File". Data collected by Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research. First NSD edition, Bergen 2017.

List of Keywords

Topic Classification

Time Period Covered

Start End Cycle
2016 2016

Date of Collection

Start End Cycle
2016-01-21 2016-09-18

Country

Norway  (NO)

Geographic Coverage

Country

Geographic Unit

County

Unit of Analysis

Administrative unit

Universe

Norwegian counties

Kind of Data

Survey data

Time Method

Cross-sectional survey

Data Collector

Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research  (NIBR)

Sampling Procedure

An e-mail with a link to the electronic questionnaire was sent out to all municipalities and counties in January 2016.

Gross sample: 18 counties
Net sample: 18 counties
Response rate: 100%

Mode of Data Collection

Web survey

Location

Availability Status

Data from "Survey on Municipal Organization 2016, County File" are made available for research, teaching and students when ordered.

Extent of Collection

One data file; different formats can be made.

Restrictions

Data from "Survey on Municipal Organization 2016, County File" are made available for research purposes (including phd and master theses) when ordered.

Citation Requirement

Users are obliged to refer to producer and distributor of the data by writing the following in forewords or footnotes in eventual publications:
"(Some of) the data applied in the analysis in this publication are based on "Survey on Municipal Organization 2016, County File". The survey was financed by The Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation (KMD). The data are provided by Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR), and prepared and made available by NSD - Norwegian Centre for Research Data. Neither NIBR, KMD nor NSD are responsible for the analyses/interpretation of the data presented here."

Deposit Requirement

Access to data is given on the condition that NSD gets a PDF-file of eventual reports that are written on the basis of the data. This to ensure best possible information of the use of data we distribute.

Conditions

The order form has to include name, institutional affiliation, project title, information about sources of financing and postal address. A declaration of secrecy has to be signed before delivery of data.

Disclaimer

Neither Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, The Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation nor NSD are responsible for the analyses/interpretation of the data presented here.

Related Materials

Kommunal organisering 2016, Redegjørelse for Kommunal- og moderniseringsdepartementets organisasjonsdatabase

Monkerud, Lars Chr., Marthe Indset, Sigrid Stokstad and Jan Erling Klausen (2016) Kommunal organisering 2016, Redegjørelse for Kommunal- og moderniseringsdepartementets organisasjonsdatabase. Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, NIBR-report 2016:20.

Related Studies

Survey on municipal organization 2012, County file

Municipal Organisation 2008, County

Local Government Organization at County Level 2004

Local Government Organization at Municipal and County Level, County Sample, 2000

Local Government Organization at Municipal and County Level, County Sample, 1996

Local Government Organization at Municipal and County Level, County Sample, 1995

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