These data report citizens' opinions on the functions of their national governments. Included are respondents' attitudes towards civil liberties (e.g. measures against extremism, power of police, invasion of privacy, power of police, freedom of publication, etc.), the family (intervention in parenting, control of school curricula, looking after the elderly, housing, welfare provision, etc.), social policy, the government and the social inequalities (government's role in creating and correcting inequalities of race, sex, class, income, and education, equality of opportunity, perceptions of location of power within society.), economic intervention (measures to prevent unemployment, intervention in industrial disputes, import controls, measures to prevent unemployment and inflation, consumer protection, government ownership of industry, etc.), political activity and alienation. Demographic data on respondents are also provided.