Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) Data

LAPOP Collections at Duke

Duke University Libraries are pleased to announce an agreement with the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) to provide access to selected LAPOP datasets to enrolled Duke students, staff, faculty and instructors. The Latin American Public Opinion Project produces surveys for the analysis of public perceptions on the role of government, political tolerance, citizen participation and corruption, among other issues. Questionnaires and technical papers describing the LAPOP collections are available through the survey links that follow.

The data files and questionnaires are provided as zipped files, one per country and year combination.  When available, data files are provided in SPSS (.sav) and Stata (.dat) format. Questionnaires are in PDF or Word Document (.doc) format.

Terms of Use

Access to LAPOP data is limited to enrolled students, staff, faculty and instructors at Duke University.  The data provided in this collection are deidentified survey data regulated by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Duke University. These data may not be redistributed to third parties.

Merged Files

As a repository for LAPOP data, Duke provides access to pre-merged files created by LAPOP.  The following files are currently available.

Country Files by Year

Please visit LAPOP Free data for 2012 data and survey documentation

Country19731976197819791980198319851986198719891990199119921993199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082010
Argentina                           ZIPZIP
Belize                           ZIPZIP
Bolivia                 ZIP ZIP ZIPZIPZIP ZIP ZIPZIP
Brazil                         ZIPZIPZIP
Canada                         ZIP ZIPZIP
Chile                         ZIP ZIPZIP
Colombia                    ZIP  ZIPZIPZIPZIPZIPZIP
Costa RicaZIPZIPZIP ZIPZIPZIP ZIP ZIP   ZIP   ZIP  ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIPZIP
Dominican Republic                       ZIP ZIP ZIPZIP
Ecuador       ZIP            ZIPZIP ZIP   ZIPZIP
El Salvador           ZIP ZIPZIP   ZIP    ZIP ZIP ZIPZIP
Guatemala            ZIPZIPZIP ZIPZIPZIP ZIP  ZIP   ZIPZIP
Guyana                         ZIP ZIPZIP
Haiti                         ZIP ZIPZIP
Honduras     ZIPZIP    ZIP        ZIP  ZIP ZIP ZIPZIP
Jamaica                         ZIP ZIPZIP
Mexico  ZIPZIP                   ZIP ZIP ZIPZIP
Nicaragua         ZIP ZIP  ZIPZIP ZIPZIP    ZIP ZIP ZIPZIP
Panama           ZIP           ZIP ZIP ZIPZIP
Paraguay               ZIP ZIP       ZIP ZIPZIP
Peru                ZIP          ZIPZIP
Trinidad and Tobago                           ZIP
Uruguay                         ZIPZIPZIP
United States                         ZIP ZIPZIP
Venezuela              ZIP          ZIPZIPZIP