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

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Axel Börsch-Supan - SHARE ERIC, 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.

Responsible department/unit

SHARE ERIC, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

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

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0147

DOI: https://doi.org/10.6103/SHARE.w1.700

Alternative title

SHARE Wave 1

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.

Time period(s) investigated

2004 — 2006

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

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

German Federal Ministry for Education and Research

US National Institute on Aging

Published: 2015-05-15
Last updated: 2020-09-23