The COVID-19 pandemic in the perception of the Russian population (Public Opinion Polls by the Levada Center)
Random-sample questionnaire-based nationally representative polls conducted as omnibus surveys 2020-22
Version 1.0, published: Sept. 9, 2022Open Access
The Levada Center has been conducting omnibus surveys of the Russian population on a regular basis. This data collection includes questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic and related health measures (plus socio-demographic and political data) from 17 opinion polls conducted from February 2020 to February 2022.
The documentation of data collection documents the questions included in the dataset and provides information about the random-sample questionnaire-based nationally representative polls conducted as omnibus surveys. The original data file is in Russian, but the documentation file lists all questions and answer options with an English translation.
Included in this data collection are the relevant questions from the Levada omnibus surveys copied into one file. The SPSS file (.sav) is the original file provided by the Levada Center. It has been exported into an Excel file. The content of the respective xlsx-file should be identical with the original sav-file.