Data and Documentation – Survey 1981
Free of charge data and documentation download is provided by GESIS. For general information on data accessibility and use, see “Data Downloads“.
Documentation related to the Integrated Dataset
Study description: Information on the data, including notes about Version History & Errata.
Variable Report: combines variable descriptions of the Integrated Dataset with question texts of the English Master Questionnaire and Showcards.
Master questionnaire: EVS questionnaire including Showcards.
Documentation related to the national datasets
Participating countries and country information: Field questionnaires and additional information on the data collection period and sample size are provided. For an overview of all participating countries, click here.
Comparisons across EVS waves
The Common EVS/WVS Dictionary – EVS Trend provides an overview of all variables used in the five EVS waves and their correspondence in terms of comparability. Further, the EVS variable catalogue in the GESIS Search contains the variable documentation and enables the search for variables and questions as well as their comparison.
EVS 1981-2017 Method Overview provides summarized information for all participating countries on origin and content of data in the single EVS waves.