2nd EVS wave 1990 (ZA4460)

Latest news on this wave

Current dataset version:  Release v3.0.0 as of November 2011, doi:10.4232/1.10790
Documentation: as of 2013-09-30

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The second wave was launched in 1990 to explore the dynamics of value change. It covered almost the same topics as the first wave. Representative multi-stage random samples respectively quota samples of the adult population 18 years and older were drawn. Personal interviews with standardized questionnaires were conducted between 1990 and 1993 in 27 European countries, the United States, and Canada. The national datasets were combined into an international dataset including a total of 29 countries. For an overview of participating countries in the several EVS waves, click here.

Documentation related to the Integrated Dataset

  • Study description: Information on origin and content of data, version history and errata, and direct access to the data.
  • Variable Report: Documentation of the Integrated Dataset with question texts of the English Master Questionnaire and frequency counts by country.
  • Measuring and Comparing Values in 16 Countries of the Western World - Documentation of the European Values Study 1981-1990 in Europe and North America, Loek Halman and Astrid Vloet, WORC report 94.11.001, November 1994. (PDF file can be downloaded here).

Documentation related to the national datasets

  • Field questionnaires (FQ) in all languages fielded in the respective country, including Show Cards.
  • EVS 1981-2008 Method Overview: Summarized information for all participating countries on origin and content of data.

CountryStudy No. Field work period Sample sizeQuestionnaire
AustriaZA447909-04-1990 - 01-06-1990 1460 FQ
BelgiumZA446110-06-1990 - 27-06-1990 2792 FQ
BulgariaZA446201-08-1990 - 31-12-1991 1034 FQ
CanadaZA447301-05-1990 - 30-06-1990 1730 FQ
Czechoslovakia 
Czech Republic
ZA448826-08-1991 - 06-10-1991 2109 FQ
DenmarkZA446301-04-1990 - 31-05-1990 1030 FQ
EstoniaZA446601-06-1990 - 30-08-1990 1008 FQ
FinlandZA446701-04-1990 - 30-04-1990 588 FQ
FranceZA446825-06-1990 - 13-07-1990 1002 FQ
Germany WestZA446523-04-1990 - 15-05-1990 2101 FQ
Germany EastZA446428-05-1990 - 16-06-1990 1336 FQ
Great BritainZA446901-06-1990 - 20-09-1990 1484 FQ
HungaryZA448905-1991 - 06-1991 999 FQ
IcelandZA447101-04-1990 - 30-04-1990 702 FQ
IrelandZA447006-07-1990 - 26-10-1990 1000 FQ
ItalyZA447226-10-1990 - 26-11-1990 2018 FQ
LatviaZA447401-06-1990 - 30-08-1990 903 FQ
LithuaniaZA447501-06-1990 - 30-08-1990 1000 FQ
MaltaZA44761991 393 FQ
NetherlandsZA447701-06-1990 - 30-09-1990 1017 FQ
Northern Ireland

 

01-07-1990 - 30-09-1990 304--
NorwayZA447804-06-1990 1239 FQ
PolandZA448005-1990 - 06-1990 982 FQ
PortugalZA448111-05-1990 - 13-07-1990 1185 FQ
RomaniaZA44821993 1103 FQ
Slovakia /
Slovak Republic
ZA448526-08-1991 - 08-09-1991 1136 FQ
SloveniaZA448601-02-1992 - 28-02-1992 1035 FQ
SpainZA448709-04-1990 - 14-05-1990 2637 FQ
SwedenZA448401-04-1990 - 31-05-1990 1047 FQ
USAZA449001-05-1990 - 30-06-1990 1839 FQ