The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research


This website focuses on public opinion research providing large datasets and surveys on political and social issues. Articles and research documentations are also available as well as detailed metainfo about provided surveys


Content selection and provision is operated by a board of directors including both academics and professionals


Large sets of items are provided in various formats along with comments and detailed annotations and metadata. Full-text records and datasets are organized by subject in complex archives

Information density

The center's archive contains many databases as well as lists of survey datasets, readings and articles. Several hundreds records are regularly added to the databases to build up an impressive archive of survey data

Content Pertinence to Political Science

Survey data and research reports are a useful source for scholars interested in public opinion studies

Updating Rate

The overall update is quite regular, while some specific datasets are updated based on the research publication date