Data and Documentation – Joint EVS/WVS

The identical version of the Joint EVS/WVS is accessible through two data service points:

  • EVS/GESIS: via the GESIS Data Collection at GESIS- Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
  • WVSA: via the website of the WVS.

Access to data and documentation via the GESIS Data Collection:

 EVS/WVS (2020). European Values Study and World Values Survey: Joint EVS/WVS 2017-2021 Dataset (Joint EVS/WVS). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA7505. Dataset Version 1.0.0, doi:10.4232/1.13095.

Access to data and documentation via the WVS website:

  • The study description provides information on origin and content of data, version history, and direct access to the
    Joint EVS/WVS dataset

  • Citation for data downloaded from the website of the WVS

 EVS/WVS (2020). European Values Study and World Values Survey: Joint EVS/WVS 2017-2021 Dataset (Joint EVS/WVS). Dataset Version 1.0.0, doi: 10.14281/18241.2.


Overview of documentation provided on the Joint EVS/WVS:

Methodological Information

EVS 2017WVS7
Information on the Joint EVS/WVS projectCollaboration with WVSCooperation with EVS
Methodological informationMethodology EVS 2017Methodology WVS 7 (2017-2020) 
Data  QualityData QualityData Quality 
Field QuestionnairesParticipating CountriesParticipating Countries

Summarized information on participating countries and territories

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