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

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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0147

DOI: 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, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Israel

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

US National Institute on Aging

German Federal Ministry for Education and Research

Published: 2015-05-15