Participating countries and country-information – Survey 2008

Extensive documentation on the national datasets of EVS 2008 is available for downloading. For documentation related to the Integrated Dataset EVS 2008, please go to Data and Documentation.

Documentation related to the national datasets

Method Report (MR)
Country-specific information on the national datasets, based on the methodological questionnaire submitted by the EVS member countries.

Field Questionnaire (FQ)
Field questionnaire(s) in all languages fielded in the respective country and Showcards.

Variable Report (VR)
The bilingual (English language/original language) variable reports combine variable descriptions of the national datasets with the question texts of the English Master Questionnaire as well as the original question texts of the field questionnaires.

Archive
Study No
Country
Data collection period
Sample
size
MR
FQ
VR-EN
VR-BL
ZA4783Albania 2008-07-10 to 2008-09-091534MRFQ VREN/Albanian
ZA4784Armenia 2008-06-16 to 2008-09-191500MRFQ  VREN/Armenian
ZA4754Austria 2008-07-21 to 2008-10-221510MR FQ VREN/German
ZA4785Azerbaijan* 2008-07-11 to 2008-08-101505MRFQ VREN/Azerbaijani
EN/Russian
ZA4782Belarus 2008-06-11 to 2008-07-311500MRFQ VREN/Russian
ZA4759Belgium 2009-04-30 to 2009-08-021509MRFQ VREN/Dutch
EN/French
ZA4786Bosnia-
Herzegovina
 2008-07-12 to 2008-07-311512MRFQ VREN/Bosnian
ZA4774Bulgaria 2008-04-21 to 2008-06-151500MRFQ VREN/Bulgarian
ZA4775Croatia 2008-04-31 to 2008-10-311525MRFQ VREN/Croatian
ZA4787Cyprus 2008-10-25 to 2008-11-281000MRFQ VREN/Greek
ZA4788Northern
Cyprus
 2008-10-28 to 2008-12-04500MRFQ VREN/Turkish
ZA4770Czech
Republic
 2008-05-05 to 2008-11-021821MRFQ VREN/Czech
ZA4760Denmark 2008-04-01 to 2008-09-151507MRFQ VREN/Danish
ZA4766Estonia 2008-07-01 to 2008-08-311518MRFQ VREN/Estonian
EN/Russian
ZA4762Finland 2009-07-09 to 2009-07-151134MRFQ VREN/Finnish
ZA4751France 2008-05-07 to 2008-09-043071MRFQ VREN/French
ZA4789Georgia 2008-08-21 to 2008-09-301500MRFQ VREN/Georgian
EN/Russian
ZA4753Germany 2008-09-17 to 2009-02-102075MRFQ VREN/German
ZA4752Great Britain 2009-08-01 to 2010-03-101561MR FQ VREN/GB-English
ZA4776Greece 2008-09-12 to 2008-10-261500MRFQ VREN/Greek
ZA4772Hungary 2008-11-26 to 2009-01-281513MRFQ VREN/Hungarian
ZA4763Iceland 2009-07-15 to 2010-03-15808MR FQ VREN/Icelandic
ZA4765Ireland 2008-06-07 to 2008-08-311013MRFQ VREN/IE-English
ZA4755Italy 2009-10-02 to 2009-12-301519MRFQ VREN/Italian
ZA4790Kosovo 2008-07-15 to 2008-10-131601MRFQ VREN/Albanian
EN/Serbian
ZA4767Latvia 2008-06-01 to 2008-10-311506MRFQ VREN/Latvian
EN/Russian
ZA4768Lithuania 2008-07-21 to 2008-09-141500MRFQ VREN/Lithuanian
ZA4779Luxembourg 2008-05-03 to 2008-12-151610MRFQ VREN/Luxemb.
EN/German
EN/French
EN/Portuguese
EN/Lu-English
ZA4792Republic of
Macedonia
 2008-07-03 to 2008-10-131500MRFQ VREN/Macedonian
EN/Albanian
ZA4778Malta 2008-06-16 to 2008-09-231500MRFQ VREN/Maltese
EN/MT-English
ZA4793Republic of
Moldova
 2008-07-02 to 2008-10-041551MRFQ VREN/Moldovan
EN/Russian
ZA4794Republic of
Montenegro
 2008-11-12 to 2008-12-081516MRFQ VREN/Montenegrin
ZA4758Netherlands 2008-05-21 to 2008-10-311554MRFQ VREN/Dutch
ZA4764Northern
Ireland
 2008-09-26 to 2008-10-23500MRFQ VREN/NIR-English
ZA4795Norway 2008-04-07 to 2008-09-021090MRFQ VREN/Norwegian
ZA4769Poland 2008-06-27 to 2008-09-281510MRFQ VREN/Polish
ZA4757Portugal 2008-05-26 to 2008-08-311553MRFQ VREN/Portuguese
ZA4773Romania 2008-04-24 to 2008-06-301489MRFQ VREN/Romanian
EN/Hungarian
ZA4777Russian
Federation
 2008-06-28 to 2008-07-261504MR FQ VREN/Russian
ZA4796Serbia 2008-07-14 to 2008-07-311512MRFQ VREN/Serbian
ZA4771Slovak
Republic
 2008-07-14 to 2008-08-291509MRFQ VREN/Slovakian
EN/Hungarian
ZA4780Slovenia 2008-03-27 to 2008-06-181366MRFQ VREN/Slovenian
ZA4756Spain 2008-05-28 to 2008-07-151500MRFQ VREN/Spanish
ZA4761Sweden 2009-09-25 to 2010-01-101187MRFQ VREN/Swedish
ZA4797Switzerland 2008-05-08 to 2008-10-061272MRFQ VREN/German
EN/French
EN/Italian
ZA4791Turkey 2008-11-26 to 2009-03-012384MRFQ VREN/Turkish
ZA4781Ukraine 2008-07-12 to 2008-10-091507MRFQ VREN/Ukrainian
EN/Russian

*WARNING: Users who are interested in analyzing Azerbaijanian data of EVS wave 2008 should note that there are problems with data quality. Please carefully check socio-demographic distributions (e.g. age, education, and marital status) indicating problems regarding sample design and fieldwork, respectively. For evaluation, the data and documentation of the national dataset (Azerbaijan, ZA4785) can be downloaded from the GESIS data catalog.