LAPOP Collections at Duke

Duke University Libraries are pleased to serve as an archive for older surveys (please visit LAPOP for the latest data) from the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) . 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

Country 1973 1976 1978 1979 1980 1983 1985 1986 1987 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010
Argentina                                                       ZIP ZIP
Belize                                                       ZIP ZIP
Bolivia                                   ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Brazil                                                   ZIP ZIP ZIP
Canada                                                   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Chile                                                   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Colombia                                         ZIP     ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP
Costa Rica ZIP ZIP ZIP   ZIP ZIP ZIP   ZIP   ZIP       ZIP       ZIP     ZIP   ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Dominican Republic                                               ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Ecuador               ZIP                         ZIP ZIP   ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
El Salvador                       ZIP   ZIP ZIP       ZIP         ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Guatemala                         ZIP ZIP ZIP   ZIP ZIP ZIP   ZIP     ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Guyana                                                   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Haiti                                                   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Honduras           ZIP ZIP         ZIP                 ZIP     ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Jamaica                                                   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Mexico     ZIP ZIP                                       ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Nicaragua                   ZIP   ZIP     ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP ZIP         ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Panama                       ZIP                       ZIP   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Paraguay                               ZIP   ZIP               ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Peru                               ZIP ZIP ZIP               ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Trinidad and Tobago                                                       ZIP
Uruguay                                                   ZIP ZIP ZIP
United States                                                   ZIP   ZIP ZIP
Venezuela                             ZIP                     ZIP ZIP ZIP