New ESS5 data release

The second edition of data and documentation for ESS round 5 was released 28.03.12.

Edition 2.0 includes Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and United Kingdom.

Parents' occupation files and interviewer data files have also been released for the countries included in edition 2.0 of the main data file (listed above), with the exception that the parents' occupation file for Ukraine will be released at a later stage.

ESS round 5 includes rotating modules on the topics: "Work, Family and Well-being: The Implications of Economic Recession" (also fielded in ESS round 2) and "Trust in Criminal Justice: A Comparative European Analysis".