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EVS Trend File 1981-2017, Joint EVS/WVS Dataset 2017-2021, and Integrated Values Surveys 1981-2021


Categories: EVS

The EVS trend files are constructed from the five EVS waves and cover almost 40 years. In altogether 159 surveys more than 223.000 respondents from 49 countries/regions were interviewed.

The Joint EVS/WVS Dataset includes the joint items that define the Common Core of the EVS and WVS questionnaires. In altogether 86 surveys more than 135.000 respondents from 81 countries/regions were interviewed.

The Integrated Values Surveys (IVS) dataset 1981-2021 can be constructed by merging the EVS Trend File 1981-2017 (doi:10.4232/1.13736) and the WVS 1981-2021 Trend File doi:10.14281/18241.15. It is based on the Common EVS/WVS Dictionary (2021) and includes 450 surveys from 115 countries/territories. For more information, please visit the EVS website

The data and documentation are accessible through the GESIS data catalogue at GESIS- Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences.