Questions relating to use of a survey as a research instrument. For questions on survey (review) articles that give an overview of a field or topic, use 'review-articles' instead.
As described on Wikipedia:
A single survey is made of at least a sample (or full population in the case of a census), a method of data collection (e.g., a questionnaire) and individual questions or items that become data that can be analyzed statistically. A single survey may focus on different types of topics such as preferences (e.g., for a presidential candidate), opinions (e.g., should abortion be legal?), behavior (smoking and alcohol use), or factual information (e.g., income), depending on its purpose.