ESS8 Version notes

ESS8 edition 2.0 (published 30.05.18):
Changes from edition.1.0

Additional countries:
Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Spain.

Changes in variables:
(PSPWGHT): Post-stratification weights have been added.

Changes in country data:
CZECH REPUBLIC:
31 interviews have been deleted due to poor interview quality.
DWEIGHT: Rescaled to reflect new net sample.

ICELAND:
INWMME: The variable has been corrected for one case.

IRELAND:
9 interviews have been deleted due to poor interview quality.
DWEIGHT: Rescaled to reflect new net sample.

NETHERLANDS:
INWMMS: The variable has been corrected for 5 cases.
INWYYS: The variable has been corrected for 8 cases.

SWEDEN:
The Swedish data have been anonymised and are now included in the data file.
 

ESS8 edition 1.1 (published 09.04.18):
Changes from edition 1.0

Changes in country data:

SWEDEN:
Data has been removed due to anonymisation issues.

ESS8 edition 1.0 (published 31.10.17):
Includes data from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

Variables:
PSPWGHT: Post-stratification weights will be added in a later release in the spring of 2018.

C33 (TESTGC33) - C41 (TESTGC41): These variables are part of the test variables (MTMM experiments) and will be published in a separate test data file along with variables I2 (TESTG12) - I10 (TESTGI10) from the I section. This data release is scheduled for mid-November 2017.