ESS9 Version notes

ESS9 edition 3.1 (published 17.02.21):
Changes from edition 3.0

Changes in country data:
CROATIA:
F61 (ANCTRY1): Variable recoded for 14 cases to reflect updated bridging to ESS10 European standard classification of cultural and ethnic groups.
F61 (ANCTRY2): Variable recoded for 25 cases to reflect updated bridging to ESS10 European standard classification of cultural and ethnic groups.

HUNGARY:
B38 (IMSMETN), B39 (IMDFETN): Variables for Hungary have been omitted from integrated file.
(PSU): Variable has been corrected.

ESS9 edition 3.0 (published 10.12.20):
Changes from edition 2.0

Additional countries:
Denmark, Iceland.

Changes in variables:
(DOMAIN): Variable has been added.
(PSU): Variable has been recalculated.
(STRATUM): Variable has been recalculated.
F15 (EISCED): All cases with value "." (sysmis) (104) have been assigned the correct missing value (66 - 99).
F29 (WKHCT): All cases with value "." (sysmis) (8887) have been assigned the correct missing value (66 - 99).
F30 (WKHTOT): All cases with value "." (sysmis) (6976) have been assigned the correct missing value (66 - 99).
F44 (EISCEDP): All cases with value "." (sysmis) (20559) have been assigned the correct missing value (66 - 99).
F51 (WKHTOTP): All cases with value "." (sysmis) (31819) have been assigned the correct missing value (66 - 99).
F52 (EISCEDF): All cases with value "." (sysmis) (4079) have been assigned the correct missing value (66 - 99).
F56 (EISCEDM): All cases with value "." (sysmis) (2614) have been assigned the correct missing value (66 - 99).

ESS9 edition 2.0 (published 15.06.20):
Changes from edition 1.2

Additional countries:
Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden.

Changes in variables:
(IDNO): IDNOs for ESS9 edition 1.2 countries have been changed (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland and United Kingdom).
(PSPWGHT): Post-stratification weight have been added.
(ANWEIGHT): Analysis weight has been added.
(STRATUM): Variable has been added.
(PSU): Variable has been added.
(PROB): Variable has been added.

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

ESS9 edition 1.2 (published 30.01.20):
Changes from edition 1.1

Changes in country data:

BULGARIA:
INWDDS, INWSHH, INWSMM, INWDDE, INWEHH, INWEMM and INWTM: Variables for Bulgaria have been omitted from integrated file.

CYPRUS:
F29 (WKHCT), F30 (WKHTOT): Variables for Cyprus have been omitted from integrated file.

NORWAY:
INWDDS, INWSHH, INWEHH, INWTM: Variables for Norway have been corrected.

UNITED KINGDOM:
VTEUMBGB: Variable has been included in the integrated data file.

ESS9 edition 1.1 (published 12.11.19):
Changes from edition 1.0

Changes in variables:
(AGEA): Variable has been corrected.

ESS9 edition 1.0 (published 31.10.19):
Includes data from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

Variables:
PSPWGHT: Post-stratification weights will be added in a later release in the spring of 2020.

C32 (TESTHC32) - C40 (TESTHC40): These variables are part of the test variables (MTMM experiments) and will be published in a separate test data file along with variables I1 (TESTH11) - I9 (TESTHI9) from the I section.