SHARE – Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - Wave 1

SND-ID: EXT 0147

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

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

SHARE Wave 1

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Axel Börsch-Supan - SHARE ERIC, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)

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.

Cite as:
Börsch-Supan, A. (2019). Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) Wave 1. Release version: 7.0.0. SHARE-ERIC. Data set. DOI: 10.6103/SHARE.w1.700

Purpose:

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

Research principal

SHARE ERIC

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: European Union

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: German Federal Ministry for Education and Research

Funding 3

  • Funding agency: US National Institute on Aging
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

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

Time period(s) investigated

2004–2006

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Austria

Geographic description: 12 European countries (including Israel)

Lowest geographic unit

Country

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications
Dataset
SHARE – Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - Wave 1

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Axel Börsch-Supan - SHARE ERIC, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)

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

Contact for questions about the data

Published: 2015-05-15
Last updated: 2021-11-03