Second Round 8 data release planned for 30 May


We are delighted to announce that the second edition of data and documentation for ESS Round 8 is scheduled for release on Wednesday 30 May 2018.

In the second edition, data and documentation for an additional five countries are included: Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal and Spain. This release will also include post-stratification weights (PSPWGHT) for all countries.

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom were included already in the first release back in October 2017.

Following the second data release, the integrated ESS8 file will include data for 23 countries. The ESS Round 8 data - collected in late 2016 and early 2017 - are available for registered users on the ESS8 - 2016 Data Download pages.

Round 8 included rotating modules on "Welfare attitudes" and "Attitudes to climate change".