ESS4-5 Upgrade

New editions of the main data for ESS Round 4, edition 4.2 and ESS Round 5, edition 3.1 have been published 29.04.2014.

The new release includes the publication of post-stratification weights in the integrated files for ESS4 ed.4.2 and ESS5 ed.3.1, as well as corrected design weights for Israel, Slovakia (ESS4 and ESS5) and Turkey (ESS4). For further information on the upgraded files please refer to ESS4 version notes and ESS5 version notes.

This upgrade release is the beginning of a process of upgrading all published rounds to include post-stratification weights in all ESS resources. This process will be completed by mid-December 2014. Please note that the ESS Cumulative Data Wizard and ESS Multilevel Data are not included in the current upgrade.

We also kindly ask our users to note that a new ESS Weighting Guide has been published as part of this upgrade.