My da|ra Login

Detailed view

metadata language: German English

EVS - European Values Study 1999 (release 3.0.0, 2011) - Integrated Dataset

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Zulehner, Paul M. (Universität Wien)
  • Rotman, David (Belarus State University, Minsk)
  • Titarenko, Larissa (Belarus State University, Minsk)
  • Dobbelaere, Karel (Catholic University, Leuven)
  • Kerkhofs, Jan (Jezuietenhuis, Leuven)
  • DeDijn, Herman (Rectorale Diensten, Leuven)
  • Billiet, Jaak (Catholic University, Leuven)
  • Bawin, Bernadette (Université Liège)
  • Fotev, Georgy (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia)
  • Marinov, Mario (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia)
  • Baloban, Josip (Universitatis Zagrabiensis, Zagreb)
  • Rabusic, Ladislav (Masaryk University, Brno)
  • Gundelach, Peter (University of Copenhagen)
  • Saar, Andrus (Saar Poll, Tallinn)
  • Sinnott, Richard (Trinity College, Dublin)
  • Pehkonen, Juhani (Suomen Gallup Oy, Helsinki)
  • Tchernia, Jean-Francois (Tchernia Etudes Conseil, Paris)
  • Puranen, Bi (Theseus Institute, Sophia Antipolis (France))
  • Jagodzinski, Wolfgang (Institut für Angewandte Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Anheier, Helmut (London School of Economics and Political Science, London)
  • Harding, Stephen (ISR Surveys, London)
  • Georgas, James (The University of Athens)
  • Mylonas, Kostas (The University of Athens)
  • Gari, Aikaterini (The University of Athens)
  • Tomka, Miklós (Hungarian Religious Research Centre, Budapest)
  • Jonsson, Fridrik H. (University of Iceland, Reykjavik)
  • Olafsson, Stefan (University of Iceland, Reykjavik)
  • Fahey, Tony (ESRI, Dublin)
  • Hayes, Bernadette C. (The Queen´s University, Belfast)
  • Gubert, Renzo (University of Trento, Trient)
  • Zepa, Brigita (Baltic Institute of Social Sciences, Riga)
  • Juknevicius, Stanislovas (Lithuanian Institute of Culture and Arts, Vilnius)
  • Alishauskene, Rasa (Institute for Social Research, Vilnius)
  • Estgen, Pol (SeSoPI Centre Intercommunautaire a.s.b.l., Luxembourg)
  • Legrand, Michel (SeSoPI Centre Intercommunautaire a.s.b.l., Luxembourg)
  • Abela, Anthony M. (University of Malta)
  • Halman, Loek (WORC, Tilburg University)
  • Geppaart, Chris (Tilburg)
  • Hagenaars, Jacques A.P. (Faculty of Social Sciences, Tilburg University)
  • Arts, Wil A. (Faculty of Social Sciences, Tilburg University)
  • Drenth, Pieter J.D. (Vakgroep A&O Psychologie, Amsterdam)
  • Jasinska-Kania, Aleksandra (University of Warsaw)
  • Marody, Mira (University of Warsaw)
  • Konieczna, Joanna (University of Warsaw)
  • Vala, Jorge (Instituto de Cienciais Sociais, Lisbon)
  • Ramos, Alice (Instituto de Cienciais Sociais, Lisbon)
  • Cabral, Manuel Villaverde (Instituto de Cienciais Sociais, Lisbon)
  • Voicu, Malina (Romanian Academy, The Research Institute for the Quality of Life, Bucharest)
  • Zamfir, Catalin (Romanian Academy, The Research Institute for the Quality of Life, Bucharest)
  • Pop, Lucien (Romanian Academy, The Research Institute for the Quality of Life, Bucharest)
  • Bashkirova, Elena (Bashkirova and Partners, Moscow)
  • Kusá, Zuzana (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava)
  • Tos, Niko (University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana)
  • Malnar, Brina (University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana)
  • Elzo, Javier (Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao)
  • Orizo, Francisco Andrés (DATA, Madrid)
  • Pettersson, Thorleif (University of Uppsala)
  • Esmer, Yilmaz (Bogazici University, Istanbul)
  • Balakireva, Olga N. (Ukrainian Institute for Social Research, Kiev)
Publication Date
2003-09-30
Contributor
  • Fessel - GfK Austria (Data Collector)
  • Fessel - GfK Austria (Data Collector)
  • Nationaal instituut voor dataverzameling/Dimarso, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • Nationaal instituut voor dataverzameling/Dimarso, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • Institute of Sociology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Data Collector)
  • Institute of Sociology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Data Collector)
  • The Centre of Political and Sociological Researches of Belarus State University (Data Collector)
  • The Centre of Political and Sociological Researches of Belarus Ste University (Data Collector)
  • SC&C Ltd., Statistical Consultations and Computing, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • SC&C Ltd., Statistical Consultations and Computing, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • INFAS, Bonn, Germany (Data Collector)
  • INFAS, Bonn, Germany (Data Collector)
  • SFI, The Danish National Institute of Social Research (Data Collector)
  • SFI, The Danish National Institute of Social Research (Data Collector)
  • Saar Poll, Ltd. Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • Saar Poll, Ltd. Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • Data SA, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • Data SA, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • Suomen Gallup Oy, Helsinki (Data Collector)
  • Suomen Gallup Oy, Helsinki (Data Collector)
  • Research International, France (Data Collector)
  • Research International, France (Data Collector)
  • Department of Psychology, School of Philosophy, The University of Athens (Data Collector)
  • Department of Psychology, School of Philosophy, The University of Athens (Data Collector)
  • Market Research Agency ´Target´, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • Market Research Agency ´Target´, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • Szonda-Ipsos Média-, Vélemény- és Piackutató Intézet, Budapest (Data Collector)
  • Szonda-Ipsos Média-, Vélemény- és Piackutató Intézet, Budapest (Data Collector)
  • The Institute of Social Research at the University of Iceland (Data Collector)
  • The Institute of Social Research at the University of Iceland (Data Collector)
  • The Survey Unit, The Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • The Survey Unit, The Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • Centro Ricerche Sociali di Moncomo G. e C. SaS, Milan (Data Collector)
  • Centro Ricerche Sociali di Moncomo G. e C. SaS, Milan (Data Collector)
  • Baltic Surveys Ltd., Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • Baltic Surveys Ltd., Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • ILRES Market Research, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • ILRES Market Research, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • Latvia Social Research Centre, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • Latvia Social Research Centre, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • MISCO International, Malta (Data Collector)
  • MISCO International, Malta (Data Collector)
  • Research and Evaluation Services, Belfast, Northern Ireland (Data Collector)
  • Research and Evaluation Services, Belfast, Northern Ireland (Data Collector)
  • Survey data, Tilburg, The Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • Survey data, Tilburg, The Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • CBOS - Public Opinion Research Center, Poland (Data Collector)
  • CBOS - Public Opinion Research Center, Poland (Data Collector)
  • Euroteste - Marketing E Opinião, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • Euroteste - Marketing E Opinião, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • The Research Institute for the Quality of Life, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • The Research Institute for the Quality of Life, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • ROMIR, Moscow, Russia (Data Collector)
  • ROMIR, Moscow, Russia (Data Collector)
  • ARS - research AB, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • ARS - research AB, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Center, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Center, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • Agentúra MVK, Bratislava, Slovak Republic (Data Collector)
  • Agentúra MVK, Bratislava, Slovak Republic (Data Collector)
  • Social Monitoring Centre (NGO) and Ukrainian Institute for Social Research, Ukraine (Data Collector)
  • Social Monitoring Centre (NGO) and Ukrainian Institute for Social Research, Ukraine (Data Collector)
  • Quality Fieldwork and Research Services, Great Britain (Data Collector)
  • Quality Fieldwork and Research Services, Great Britain (Data Collector)
  • Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey (Data Collector)
  • Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey (Data Collector)
  • Birim Arastirma, Turkey (Data Collector)
  • Birim Arastirma, Turkey (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
    • Religion and "Weltanschauung"
Description
  • Abstract

    The online overview offers comprehensive metadata on the EVS datasets and variables. The variable overview of the four EVS waves 1981, 1990, 1999/2000, and 2008allows for identifying country specific deviations in the question wording within and across the EVS waves. This overview can be found at:Online Variable Overview.Moral, religious, societal, political, work, and family values of Europeans. Topics: The question program is divided in three parts: besides a common question program for all countries there is a voluntary supplement program and further country-specific questions. 1. Common question program: leisure time: importance of areas of life; feeling of happiness; memberships and honorary activities in clubs, parties, organizations, citizens´ initiatives and occupation organizations; interactions in leisure time; tolerance regarding minorities, those of other beliefs and foreigners; inter human trust; self-effectiveness (scale); general contentment with life (scale). working world: importance of selected characteristics of occupational work (scale); personal employment; general work satisfaction (scale); self-determination at work (scale); work ethic (scale); attitude to achievement-based pay and following work instructions without criticism; priority of nationals over foreigners as well as men over women with shortage of jobs; assumed priority of individual or social reasons for the situation of economic need of individuals; freedom of the unemployed to reject a job offer (scale). politics: party preference; attitude to foreign workers in one´s country; fear of the future; assimilation and integration of immigrants; concept of a just society (more welfare state or liberalism, scale); interest in political news in the media; individualism and thinking of the community; interest in politics; political participation; self-assessment on a left-right continuum (scale); self-responsibility or governmental provision (scale); attitude to competition freedom and entrepreneur freedom (scale); satisfaction with democracy; attitude to the current political system of the country and judgment on the political system of the country ten years ago (scale); preference for a democratic political system or for strong leadership of an individual politician (scale); attitude to democracy (scale); loss of national characteristics through unification of Europe. religion: individual or general standard for good and evil; current and possibly earlier religious denomination; current frequency of church attendance and at the age of 12; importance of religious celebration at birth, marriage and funeral; self-assessment of religiousness; ability of the religious community in moral questions, with problems in family life, with spiritual needs and current social problems of the country; belief in God, life after death, hell, heaven, sin, telepathy and reincarnation; belief in God or nihilism (scale); importance of God in one´s life(scale); comfort and strength through belief; prayer and Meditation; frequency of prayer; possession and belief in lucky charms or talisman(scale); reading and observing horoscopes; attitude to separation of church (religion) and state (scale). family and marriage: most important criteria for a successful marriage (scale); attitude to marriage and traditional family structure (scale); attitude to one´s own children (scale); attitude to traditional understanding of one´s role of man and woman in occupation and family (scale); attitude to a traditional or liberal parent-child relation; importance of educational goals; attitude to abortion. society: preference for individual freedom or social equality; post-materialism (scale); preferred social development (scale); attitude to technical progress; trust in institutions; observing individual human rights in the country; attitude to environmental protection (scale); closeness to family, neighborhood, the people in the region, countrymen, Europeans and humanity; closeness to older people, the unemployed, foreigners and handicapped as well as readiness to make an effort for these groups; personal reasons for assistance with older people as well as foreigners; identification with the city, region, the nation, Europe and the world; national pride. morals and sexuality: moral attitudes(tax evasion, theft, use of drugs, lying, bribe money, corruption, euthanasia, suicide, environmental pollution, alcohol at the wheel; scale); moral attitudes to partnership and sexuality (homosexuality, abortion, divorce, promiscuity; scale); assumed spreading of immoral behavior in the population of the country (scale); attitude to punishment dependent on the situation of culprit or victim (scale). Demography: sex; year of birth; marital status and living together with a partner; number of children; school education; age at termination ofs chool training; employment; superior function and span of control; company size; occupation (ISCO88) and occupational position; length of unemployment; size of household; ages of children in household; head of household; characteristics of head of household; household income. Also encoded was: city size; region; country. 2. In some countries the following additional questions were posed: attitude to privatization of national companies (scale); readiness to go to war for one´s country; attitude to equal income or income based on achievement (scale); preference for individual or government tprovision for pensions as well as for housing (scale); attitude to fundamental or only cautious changes in one´s own life; attitude tor evolutionary change of society; judgment on the solvability of environmental problems, crime and unemployment at national level; job security; thoughts about the meaning of life; belief in angels and supernatural powers; attitude to conducting religious practices in school; attitude to dealing with different religious traditions; attitude to prohibiting books and films hostile to religion; assessment of the influence of the churches on politics in the country; moral concepts about traveling without a ticket, political murder, embryo research, gene manipulation, prostitution, pedophilia (scale); trust in countrymen. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; willingness of respondent to cooperate. Also encoded: date of interview; length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1999 / 2001
    France: 23-03-1999 to 10-04-1999; Great Britain: 01-10-1999 to 30-11-1999; Germany West: 01-10-1999 to 31-12-1999; Germany East: 01-10-1999 to 31-12-1999; Austria: 01-08-1999 to 31-10-1999; Italy: 01-03-1999 to 31-05-1999; Spain: 01-03-1999 to 30-04-1999; Portugal: 01-10-1999 to 31-12-1999; The Netherlands: 01-03-1999 to 31-08-1999; Belgium: 01-03-1999 to 30-06-1999; Denmark: 01-04-1999 to 30-11-1999; Sweden: 15-11-1999 to 13-02-2000; Finland: 01-09-2000 to 31-10-2000; Iceland: 01-06-1999 to 31-12-1999; Northern Ireland: 01-07-1999 to 30-11-1999; Ireland: 01-10-1999 to 28-02-2000; Estonia: 01-10-1999 to 31-10-1999; Latvia: 01-03-1999 to 31-03-1999; Lithuania: 01-11-1999 to 31-12-1999; Poland: 01-02-1999 to 31-03-1999; Czech Republic: 01-03-1999 to 31-05-1999; Slovak Republic: 01-06-1999 to 31-07-1999; Hungary: 01-11-1999 to 31-12-1999; Romania: 01-07-1999 to 31-07-1999; Bulgaria: 01-06-1999 to 31-07-1999; Croatia: 01-03-1999 to 30-04-1999; Greece: 01-03-1999 to 30-06-1999; Russian Federation: 01-04-1999 to -30-06-1999; Malta: 01-03-1999 to 31-05-1999; Luxembourg: 01-07-1999 to 31-10-1999; Slovenia: 01-12-1999 to 31-12-1999; Belarus: 01-03-2000 to 30-04-2000; Turkey: 01-09-2001 to 01-10-2001
  • 1999 / 2001
Geographic Coverage
  • Belarus (BY)
  • Belarus (BY)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • France (FR)
  • France (FR)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Ukraine (UA)
  • Ukraine (UA)
Sampling
Representative multi-stage random sample of the adult population of the country 18 years old and older. Representative multi-stage random sample of the adult population of the country 18 years old and older. They were supposed to have sufficient command of one of the respective national language(s) to answer the questionnaire. With the exception of Greece, in all countries surveys were carried out by experienced professional survey organizations. The slightly different sampling procedures in each country are described in detail in the source book of Loek Halman, The European Values Study: A Third Wave. Source book of the 1999/2000 European Values Study Surveys. Tilburg: EVS, WORC, Tilburg University 2001. Retrieved from EVS website/Surveys/Survey 1999: http://www.europeanvaluesstudy.eu/evs/surveys/.
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 513
Note
In Iceland about a quarter of the respondents were interviewed bytelephone. These were respondents in remote areas of the country.The Greek data don’t reflect the composition of the entire Greekpopulation, measured in terms of the distribution of the demographicvariables.The slightly different sampling procedures in each country aredescribed in detail in the source book of L. Halman mentioned below.
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.

Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2012-02-29

Zulehner, Paul M.; Rotman, David; Titarenko, Larissa; Dobbelaere, Karel; Kerkhofs, Jan et. al. (2003): EVS - European Values Study 1999 (release 3.0.0, 2011) - Integrated Dataset. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11307