The first edition of ESS Round 9 data is available

This initial Round 9 dataset is available to download in SAS, SPSS and STATA formats from the ESS website.

Data included in this release was collected in: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden.

In Round 9 of our survey, questions were fielded on the timing of life events (repeated from Round 3, 2006/07) and justice and fairness, in the context of respondents’ income.

It provides data on what people think should be youngest age and oldest age of key events in life, such as marriage, having children and planning for retirement.

Justice and Fairness provides survey data for the first time on how people feel that they are coping with increasing economic and educational inequalities.

It also included questions about building widely accepted political and societal institutions, integrating migrants into society and ensuring ecological and social sustainability.

The main questionnaire includes over 150 survey items, including a question on how people would vote in a referendum on EU membership that was included in Round 8 for the first time and has now been repeated.

It also includes regular ESS questions on: media and social trust, politics, subjective well-being, social exclusion, religion, national and ethnic identity, the human values scale and a wide range of socio-demographic measures.

The articles were originally published on ESS website: