Youth in Europe Study (YES!)

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Frank Kalter - Universität Mannheim

Description:

Youth in Europe Study (YES!) is the name of the survey study within the project "Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries" (CILS4EU). It is an international research project aimed at gaining more insight into the current living conditions and opinions of young people. The pupil questionnaire covers several areas, including: School and results, Feelings and opinions, Health, Friends and relationship building, Family Relationships and Leisure.

In each participating country, approximately 5,000 pupils attending 8th grade (or corresponding) were interviewed by means of a questionnaire. In Sweden, approximately 130 schools were randomly selected. The first survey in 2011 was followed by another survey in 2012 (when pupils were in 9th grade) one in 2013 (when respondents have finished compulsory school and have entered upper secondary education, the labour market or else)and another​ in 2016.

The survey is conducted in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands and England. Youth in Europe (YES!) is a joint initiative of researchers from Stockholm University, the University of M

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Frank Kalter - Universität Mannheim

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0177

Alternative title:

Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries (CILS4EU)

Purpose:

The purpose of the study is to answer questions on young people’s living conditions and to compare these between countries, e.g.:

Which role do school, family and friends play for youth in Europe?
What are the hobbies, interests and issues they are engaged in?
How do educational careers of young people with and without immigration background proceed? What are their educational and occupational goals?
What can be done in order to improve educational chances of all young people?

Description:

Youth in Europe Study (YES!) is the name of the survey study within the project "Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries" (CILS4EU). It is an international research project aimed at gaining more insight into the current living conditions and opinions of young people. The pupil questionnaire covers several areas, including: School and results, Feelings and opinions, Health, Friends and relationship building, Family Relationships and Leisure.

In each participating country, approximately 5,000 pupils attending 8th grade (or corresponding) were interviewed by means of a questionnaire. In Sweden, approximately 130 schools were randomly selected. The first survey in 2011 was followed by another survey in 2012 (when pupils were in 9th grade) one in 2013 (when respondents have finished compulsory school and have entered upper secondary education, the labour market or else)and another​ in 2016.

The survey is conducted in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands and England. Youth in Europe (YES!) is a joint initiative of researchers from Stockholm University, the University of M

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Time period(s) investigated:

2010 — 2016

Instrument:

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden, Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom

Geographic description: 4 European countries

Lowest geographic unit:

Country

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Pupils in 8th and 9th grade compulsory school (in the first and second round respectively) and those who have entered upper secondary education, the labour market or else the year after (in the third round of the study)

Time Method:

Sampling procedure:

Probability

Funding:

NORFACE

Keywords:

Contact persons for questions about the data:

Frank Kalter

Jan O. Jonsson