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Access the initial Round 11 dataset

Data is now available from 13 countries who participated in Round 11 (2023/24) of our survey.

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The way you access our data has changed

All European Social Survey (ESS) data and documentation is now only accessible through the ESS Data Portal.

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Online panel data now available

Download data collected from the world’s first large scale, cross-national, probability-based input-harmonised web panel (CRONOS-2).

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Findings and Publications

Read our Topline Findings series of publications, our Exploring public attitudes, informing public policy series and special reports on the human values scale and wellbeing.

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We regularly post on our Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube channels so you can instantly keep up to date with news, events and survey results.

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The European Social Survey (ESS) is a pan-European research infrastructure providing freely accessible data for academics, policymakers, civil society and the wider public. It was awarded European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) status in 2013.

A key aim of the ESS has always been to implement high quality standards in its methodology and to improve standards in the field of cross-national surveys more generally.

The methods used on the ESS are outlined in the Survey Specification:

Information about ESS methodology can be accessed be accessed via the flow diagram or main menu.