Series

UK Data Service series record for:

British Election Study

Series abstract

The British Election Study (BES/BGES) series, which began in 1963, aims to explore the changing determinants of electoral behaviour in contemporary Britain. The surveys have taken place immediately after every general election since 1964. Besides the main election surveys, other datasets have also been produced. For example, separate sub-sample surveys of ethnic minority groups, country-specific studies of Scotland and Northern Ireland, and several inter-election longitudinal panel studies, have also been conducted.

Data access

GN 33066  |  British Election Studies, 1969-

SNStudy DescriptionAccess OnlineDownload / Order  
7972   British Election Study, 2015: Face-to-Face Post-Election Survey Access data online with Nesstar
6607   British Election Study Nine-Wave Panel Survey, 2005-2010 Access data online with Nesstar
6970   British Election Study Ethnic Minority Survey, 2010 Access data online with Nesstar
7529   British Election Study, 2010: Face-to-Face Survey Access data online with Nesstar
7530   British Election Study, 2010: Campaign Internet Data Access data online with Nesstar
7531   British Election Study Continuous Monitoring Survey, 2008-2010 Access data online with Nesstar
5494   British Election Study, 2005: Face-to-Face Survey Access data online with Nesstar
5495   British Election Study, 2005: Comparative Study of Electoral Systems -
5496   British Election Study, 2005: Internet Rolling Campaign Panel Data and British Parliamentary Constituency Database -
4028   British Election Panel Study, 1997-2001; Waves 1 to 8 -
4619   British General Election Study, 2001; Cross-Section Survey Access data online with Nesstar
4620   British Election Panel Study, 2001: Waves 1-2 -
4621   British General Election Study, 2001 : Campaign Panel -
4622   General Election in Northern Ireland, 2001 -
4623   Content Analysis of Newspaper Coverage, British General Election, 2001 -
3887   British General Election Study, 1997; Cross-Section Survey Access data online with Nesstar
3888   British Election Panel Study, 1992-1997 -
3889   Scottish Election Survey, 1997 -
3890   British General Election Study, 1997 : Campaign Panel -
3891   British General Election Study, 1997 : Ethnic Minority Survey -
2981   British General Election Study, 1992; Cross-Section Survey Access data online with Nesstar
2983   British General Election Panel Study, 1987-1992 -
3171   General Election in Scotland, 1992 -
2568   British General Election Study, 1987; Cross-Section Survey Access data online with Nesstar
4000   British Election Panel Study, 1983, 1986 and 1987 -
2005   British General Election Study, 1983; Cross-Section Survey -
1533   British Election Study, May 1979; Cross-Section Survey -
1614   British Election Study, February 1974, October 1974, June 1975, May 1979; Panel Survey -
830   British Election Study : EEC Referendum Survey, 1975 -
359   British Election Study, February 1974; Cross-Section Survey -
422   British Election Study, 1969, June 1970, February 1974; Panel Survey -
666   British Election Study, October 1974; Cross-Section Survey -
681   British Election Study, October 1974; Scottish Cross-Section Sample -
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Related studies:

  Social Mobility Inquiry, 1972 (SN 1097)
  Welsh Election Study, 1979 (SN 1591)
  Scottish Election Study, 1979 (SN 1604)
  British Social Attitudes Survey, 1983 (SN 1935)
  Political Ideology and Voting : Opinion Survey, 1979 (SN 2063)
  Methodological Aspects of Attitude Research, 1985-1986 (SN 2284)
  British Election Campaign Study, 1987 (SN 2655)
  Study of The Labour Party Membership, December 1989 - May 1990 (SN 2920)
  British Elections, 1963-1992 (SN 3175)
  British Election Studies Information System, 1964-2001 (SN 3588)
  Northern Ireland General Election and Political Attitudes Survey, 1992 (SN 3720)
  Welsh Assembly Election Study, 1999 (SN 4180)
  British Election Studies Information System, 1966-2010 (SN 5860)
  Scottish Election Study, 2007 (SN 6026)
  Northern Ireland General Election Attitudes Survey, 2010 (SN 6553)
  Northern Ireland General Election Survey, 2015 (SN 7523)
  Long-Term Trajectories of Crime in the United Kingdom, 1982-2013 (SN 7875)

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