Previous Surveys 1981-2008

The four waves of the European Values Study

For more information on study design, fieldwork procedure, and available data and documentation, go to:

1981 – 1st EVS wave (16 countries)
1990 – 2nd EVS wave (29 countries)
1999 – 3rd EVS wave (33 countries)
2008 – 4th EVS wave (47 countries/regions)

ACCES to data and documentation

Data and documentation of the EVS waves and the Longitudinal data File 1981-2008 is available for download from the GESIS data catalogue. For information on how to download EVS data and documentation, see Data Downloads

News about EVS data and documentation

Subscribe to the EVS mailing list: For regular information, you can also subscribe to the EVS mailing list.