SHARE – Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - Wave 5

This study is part of the collection SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Axel Börsch-Supan - Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)

Description:

SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - is a multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database. It provides micro data on health, socio-economic status and social and family networks of thousands individuals aged 50 or over and their (younger) partners.

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Axel Börsch-Supan - Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0201

Alternative title:

SHARE Wave 5

Purpose:

The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe seeks to analyse the process of population ageing in depth.

Description:

SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - is a multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database. It provides micro data on health, socio-economic status and social and family networks of thousands individuals aged 50 or over and their (younger) partners.

Copyright:

Copyright © Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) 2015

Time period(s) investigated:

2013 — 2013

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Czech Republic, Estonia, Slovenia, Luxembourg, Israel

Geographic description: 16 European countries (incl. Israel)

Lowest geographic unit:

Country

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 50 years or over and their (younger) partners having their regular domicile in the respective SHARE country

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Funding:

European Union

US National Institute on Aging

German Federal Ministry for Education and Research

Citation requirement:

Börsch-Supan, A. (2015). Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) Wave 5. Release version: 1.0.0. SHARE-ERIC. Data set. DOI: 10.6103/SHARE.w5.100

This paper uses data from SHARE Waves 1, 2, 3 (SHARELIFE), 4 and 5 (DOIs: 10.6103/SHARE.w1.260, 10.6103/SHARE.w2.260, 10.6103/SHARE.w3.100, 10.6103/SHARE.w4.111, 10.6103/SHARE.w5.100), see Börsch-Supan et al. (2013) for methodological details. The SHARE data collection has been primarily funded by the European Commission through FP5 (QLK6-CT-2001-00360), FP6 (SHARE-I3: RII-CT-2006-062193, COMPARE: CIT5-CT-2005-028857, SHARELIFE: CIT4-CT-2006-028812) and FP7 (SHARE-PREP: N°211909, SHARE-LEAP: N°227822, SHARE M4: N°261982). Additional funding from the German Ministry of Education and Research, the U.S. National Institute on Aging (U01_AG09740-13S2, P01_AG005842, P01_AG08291, P30_AG12815, R21_AG025169, Y1-AG-4553-01, IAG_BSR06-11, OGHA_04-064) and from various national funding sources is gratefully acknowledged (see www.share-project.org)

Börsch-Supan, A., T. Kneip, H. Litwin, M. Myck, G. Weber (Eds.) (2015). Ageing in Europe - Suppor

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