ESS Data Alerts

ESS8 Swedish data removed

09/04/18

Data from Sweden has been temporarily removed due to anonymisation issues. The Swedish data will be included in the next release of ESS8 data and documentation, scheduled for ultimo May 2018.

ESS7 Error in INWMME and INWYYE for Netherlands

12/02/18

10 respondents from the Netherlands were listed with incorrect values in the variables that correspond to interview timing. The issue will be corrected in the future editions of ESS7. See below for suggested temporary solution to the problem:

SPSS:
DO IF (cntry="NL" and (idno = 3364 or idno = 6194)).
RECODE inwmme (12=1).
END IF.
DO IF (cntry="NL" and (idno = 1276 or idno = 6003 or idno = 6120)).
RECODE inwyye (2014=2015).
END IF.
DO IF (cntry="NL" and (idno = 2228 or idno = 2405 or idno = 3266 or idno = 3469 or idno = 3689)).
RECODE inwyye (2015=2014).
END IF.

Stata:
replace INWMME = 1 if IDNO == 3364 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWMME = 1 if IDNO == 6194 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYE = 2015 if IDNO == 1276 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYE = 2015 if IDNO == 6003 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYE = 2015 if IDNO == 6120 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYE = 2014 if IDNO == 2228 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYE = 2014 if IDNO == 2405 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYE = 2014 if IDNO == 3266 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYE = 2014 if IDNO == 3469 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYE = 2014 if IDNO == 3689 & CNTRY == "NL"

SAS:
if cntry="NL" and idno in(3364,6194) then do;
    INWMME=1;
end;
if cntry="NL" and idno in(1276,6003,6120) then do;
    INWYYE=2015;
end;
if cntry="NL" and idno in(2228,2405,3266,3469,3689) then do;
    INWYYe=2014;
end;

ESS8 Error in INWMMS and INWYYS for Netherlands

24/01/18

13 respondents from the Netherlands were listed with incorrect interview start times (year - INWYYS and month - INWMMS). The issue will be corrected in future editions of the integrated ESS8 data file. See below for suggested temporary solution to the problem:

SPSS:
DO IF (cntry="NL" and (idno  =  11412450 or idno = 51730697)).
RECODE inwmms (12=1).
END IF.
DO IF (cntry="NL" and (idno = 11311397 or idno = 41021909)).
RECODE inwmms (11=10).
END IF.
DO IF (cntry="NL" and (idno = 41022709)).
RECODE inwmms (12=10).
END IF.
DO IF (cntry="NL" and (idno = 30850991 or idno = 30951443 or idno = 41031660)).
RECODE inwyys (2017=2016).
END IF.
DO IF (cntry="NL" and (idno = 21230530 or idno = 21410770 or idno = 41142114 or idno = 61410524 or idno = 61420138)).
RECODE inwyys (2016=2017).
END IF.

Stata:
replace INWMMS = 1 if IDNO == 11412450 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWMMS = 1 if IDNO == 51730697 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWMMS = 10 if IDNO == 41022709 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWMMS = 10 if IDNO == 11311397 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWMMS = 10 if IDNO == 41021909 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYS = 2016 if IDNO == 30850991 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYS = 2016 if IDNO == 30951443 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYS = 2016 if IDNO == 41031660 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYS = 2017 if IDNO == 21230530 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYS = 2017 if IDNO == 21410770 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYS = 2017 if IDNO == 41142114 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYS = 2017 if IDNO == 61410524 & CNTRY == "NL"
replace INWYYS = 2017 if IDNO == 61420138 & CNTRY == "NL"


SAS:
if cntry="NL" and idno in(11412450,51730697) then do;
    INWMMS=1;
end;
if cntry="NL" and idno in(41022709,11311397,41021909) then do;
    INWMMS=10;
end;
if cntry="NL" and idno in(30850991,30951443,41031660) then do;
    INWYYS=2016;
end;
if cntry="NL" and idno in(21230530,21410770,41142114,61410524,61420138) then do;
    INWYYS=2017;
end;

ESS8 Second edition (2.0) of Contact form data

15/12/17

A new edition of data (2.0) from contact forms for ESS round 8 is now available for download in the ESS8 - 2016 Data download section. In this edition, data and documentation for Iceland has been added.

The Contact form data for ESS round 8 now includes 18 countries:  Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

ESS8 Contact form data release

30/11/17

The first edition of data from contact forms for ESS round 8 is now available for download in the ESS8 - 2016 Data download section.

Edition 1.0 includes data for Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

ESS8 First edition (1.0) of test data

07/11/17

The first edition of test data (edition 1.0) from main questionnaire for ESS round 8 was released on November 7th, 2017. The data contains test variables from questions C32 (ADMQFI), C33 (TESTGC33) to C38 (TESTG38) and section I (ICADMI, TESTGI1 to TESTGI10). The data is available on the ESS8 - 2016 Data Download page.

The 18 countries included in ESS8 Edition 1.0 are: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

Remaining ESS8 countries are scheduled for release in May 2018.

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