Project managers: Ásdís A. Arnalds, Hrefna Guðmundsdóttir
Client: Reykjavík - Department of Welfare
Published: September 3rd 2012
Analysis of State and Condition of Elderly People in Iceland 2016
Project Managers: Helgi Guðmundsson and Guðlaug J. Sturludóttir
Customer: The Welfare Department of the City of Reykjavík, the Ministry of Welfare and the National Federation of Senior Citizens
Report: January 16, 2017
The aim of the study was to monitor developments with respect to behavior and the well-being of the elderly and to increase knowledge of the need for service and its quality.
Cost of living for university students
Project Managers: Hildur Svavarsdóttir, Fridrik H. Jónsson
Client: Student Council of the University of Iceland
Report: May 2004
The aim of the survey was to examine the cost of living for university students and how they finance their studies. The survey covered 2,000 students at the University of Iceland who were randomly selected from the University's student register at the beginning of February 2004.
Custodial arrangements and family relations after divorce
Project Managers: Sigrún Júlíusdóttir, Sólveig Sigurðardóttir and Hrefna Guðmundsdóttir
Client: Sigrún Júlíusdóttir, Professor of Social Work
Report: May 2010
To gain a deeper knowledge of the family circumstances of those who tried to divorce
Custody of children after divorce
Project Manager: Hrefna Guðmundsdóttir, Heiður Hrund Jónsdóttir, Friðrik H. Jónsson
Client: Sigrún H. Júlíusdóttir
Report: October 2008
The aim of the survey was to shed light on divorces or broken cohabitation in 2006 -2008 and custody of children.
Experiences and Attitudes of Refugees in Iceland
Project Managers: Kristín Erla Harðardóttir, Honor Hrund Jónsdóttir, Fridrik H. Jónsson
Client: Refugee Council of Iceland
The report contains the results of a survey of the experiences and attitudes of people who have come to Iceland in organized groups as refugees.
This study was compiled from the Life Valid Survey submitted to Icelanders in 1999. It was examined whether there was a difference in the views on life in different residential areas. Living was divided into three parts: Reykjavík, the neighboring municipalities of Reykjavík and the countryside.
Life views of the Vikings: Comparison of neighborhoods and changes between years
Project Managers: Ævar Þórólfsson, Vilborg Helga Harðardóttir, Fridrik H. Jónsson
Client: City of Reykjavik
Report: August 2000
This study was compiled from the Life Valid Surveys that were submitted to Icelanders in 1984, 1990 and 1999. When analyzing the survey from 1999, it was checked whether there was a difference between people's views on life in different Reykjavík city areas. It was also checked whether the views of the people of Reykjavík had changed from previous surveys.
Reykjavik social landscape
Project Managers: Ragna Benedikta Garðarsdóttir, Jóhanna Andrésdóttir, Fridrik H. Jónsson
Client: City of Reykjavik
Report: November 2002
The aim of this summary of information from the Social Research Institute's attitude surveys is to summarize the main changes that have occurred in the social characteristics of urban residents after neighborhoods over the past 10-12 years.
Survey among people living with people with disabilities, 45 and older
Project managers: Heiður Hrund Jónsdóttir, Fridrik H. Jónsson
To obtain information and examine the conditions and quality of life of persons with disabilities who were 45 years and older. Particular attention was paid to residence, day care / employment, social life and family relations of people with disabilities who were dealing with the aging process in different ways.
Survey of the composition of the group that accepted the food allocation during the period 1 June 2010 to 31 May 2011
Project manager: Vala Jónsdóttir
Client: Family help Iceland
Report: September 22, 2011
Family help registered all visits to those receiving food assistance during the period from 1 June 2010 to 31 May 2011. The Social Sciences Institute described the demographic composition of the group.
The Westfjords Growth Agreement: Evaluation of the Performance
Project Managers: Guðlaug J. Sturludóttir, Fridrik H. Jonsson
Report: February 2008
This report contains a detailed survey of the Westfjords and comparison with other parts of the country. It contains a variety of information on human resources and various standards of living, such as population trends, unemployment and wages.
First, to map out which district Reykjavík is most similar to Mosfellsbær, what concerns the background factors of education, occupation, working hours and family income of the population.
Secondly, the aim was to compare average grades of uniform examinations in Icelandic and mathematics in grades 4, 7, and 10 in compulsory school within the districts of Reykjavik, which were similar to Mosfellsbær with respect to education and work, at average grades of compulsory school in Mosfellsbær.
Third, comparing the social composition of the population of Mosfellsbær during the period 1986 to 2003, and the background factors were education, occupation, working hours and family income after the years 1986-1987, 1992-1993, 1997-1998 and 2002-2003.
Young people, the community and the trade union
Project Managers: Guðlaug J. Sturludóttir, Ivar Snorrason, Margrét Guðmundsdóttir, Fridrik H. Jónsson
Report: September 2008
Social Science Institute conducted a survey for ASI in the spring of 2008. A sample of 1000 people aged 18 to 35 was taken from the National Registry. The net response rate was 63.7%.