Family and working life in the 21st century

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Eva Bernhardt - Stockholm University, Centre for Gender Studies

Description

The project 'Family and Working Life in Sweden' (YAPS) started in 1998. The aim of the project was to build up a longitudinal data base for studies of the mutual connection of values and demographic behaviour.
The first wave was carried out in the spring of 1999. Based on a nationally representative sample, 3 408 individuals aged 22, 26 and 30 were asked to respond to a mail questionnaire that included questions about their plans, expectations and attitudes regarding family and working life. Factual information about their current situation and background characteristics was also included. In addition to the main sample of young adults born in Sweden with two Swedish-born parents, there was a smaller sample of young adults born in Sweden with one or both parents born in Poland or in Turkey.
Out of the 2 273 respondents in the 1999 survey, 78 per cent also participated in the second wave of the survey, which took place in May-June 2003. The second wave also include a new sample of 22 year old individuals with two Swedish-born parents.
A third wave of the survey was carried out during the spri

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Subject area

Working conditions, Gender and gender roles, Family life and marriage, Minorities (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Eva Bernhardt - Stockholm University, Centre for Gender Studies

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0786

Alternative title

YAPS - Young Adult Panel Study

Description

The project 'Family and Working Life in Sweden' (YAPS) started in 1998. The aim of the project was to build up a longitudinal data base for studies of the mutual connection of values and demographic behaviour.
The first wave was carried out in the spring of 1999. Based on a nationally representative sample, 3 408 individuals aged 22, 26 and 30 were asked to respond to a mail questionnaire that included questions about their plans, expectations and attitudes regarding family and working life. Factual information about their current situation and background characteristics was also included. In addition to the main sample of young adults born in Sweden with two Swedish-born parents, there was a smaller sample of young adults born in Sweden with one or both parents born in Poland or in Turkey.
Out of the 2 273 respondents in the 1999 survey, 78 per cent also participated in the second wave of the survey, which took place in May-June 2003. The second wave also include a new sample of 22 year old individuals with two Swedish-born parents.
A third wave of the survey was carried out during the spri

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1999-04-01 — 1999-05-31

2003-05-01 — 2003-06-30

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

National area (NUTS2)

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals born in Sweden 1968, 1972, 1976 and 1980.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
1) individuals with both parents born in Sweden (Sweden sample)
2) individuals with one paren or both parents born in Poland or Turkey (second generation sample)

Data contains personal data

Yes

Funding

Funding agency: Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research

Funding agency’s reference number: 2001-1075

Funding agency: Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research

Funding agency’s reference number: 2001-4022

Funding agency: Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research

Funding agency’s reference number: 2002-0117

Funding agency: Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research

Funding agency’s reference number: 2007-0154

Funding agency: Brown University

Funding agency: Swedish Research Council

Funding agency’s reference number: 2002-3727

Funding agency: Institute for Future Studies

Funding agency: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Funding agency’s reference number: J2000-0063

Subject area

Working conditions, Gender and gender roles, Family life and marriage, Minorities (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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Bernhardt, E., Gähler, M. & Goldscheider, F. (2005) Childhood family structure and routes out of the parental home in Sweden. Acta Sociologica 48(2):99-115.

Bernhardt, E. & Goldscheider, F. (2006) Gender equality, parenthood attitudes, and first births in Sweden. Vienna Yearbook of Population Studies 2006. Pp 19-39. www.oeaw.ac.at/vid/publications/VYPR2006/abstract_Bernhardt_Goldscheider.shtml

Lidén, E. (2009) Exploring the influence of children on the choice between cohabitation and marriage in Sweden. Studentarbete vid London School of Economics and Political Science

Bernhardt, E. (2000) Unga vuxnas syn på familj och arbete: rapport från en enkätundersökning. Centrum för kvinnoforsknings skriftserie, nr 20. Stockholm: Centrum för kvinnoforskning. ISBN: 91-87792-19-2.
ISSN: 1100-3103
ISBN: 91-87792-19-2

Bernhardt, E., Goldscheider, F. & Goldscheider, C. (2007) Integrating the Second Generation: gender and Family Attitudes in Early Adulthood in Sweden. Zeitschrift für Familienforschung. Pp 55-70.
Swepub Till lärosätets (su) databas

Bernhardt, E. (2002) Cohabitation and marriage among young adults in Sweden: Attitudes, expectations and Plans. In Carling, J. (ed.) Nordic Demography: trends and Differentials. Scandinavian Population Studies, Vol.13. Oslo: Unipub/Nordic Demographic Society, Pp. 157-170.

Bernhardt, E., Goldscheider, F., Goldscheider, C. & Bjerén (eds.) (2007) Immigration, Gender and Family Transitions to Adulthood in Sweden. Lanham, Md: University Press of America.

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Dataset 1

Family and working life 1999

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Eva Bernhardt - Stockholm University, Centre for Gender Studies

Description

The respons rate for the 1999 survey was 67% for the sample with Swedish-born parents, 60% for respondents with Polish background and 49% for respondents withTurkish background. For the 2003 survey the response rate for respondents with Swedish-born parents was 72% - 78% for respondents who also participated in the 1999 survey and 60% for the new sample (born in 1980) - and 67% for the second-generation sample (69% for respondents with Polish background and 65% for respondents with Turkish backg

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Variables

440

Number of individuals/objects

2820

Response rate/participation rate

67

Dataset 2

Family and working life 2003

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Eva Bernhardt - Stockholm University, Centre for Gender Studies

Description

The respons rate for the 1999 survey was 67% for the sample with Swedish-born parents, 60% for respondents with Polish background and 49% for respondents withTurkish background. For the 2003 survey the response rate for respondents with Swedish-born parents was 72% - 78% for respondents who also participated in the 1999 survey and 60% for the new sample (born in 1980) - and 67% for the second-generation sample (69% for respondents with Polish background and 65% for respondents with Turkish backg

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Variables

439

Number of individuals/objects

2816

Response rate/participation rate

78

Dataset 3

Family and working life - Panel 1999-2003, respondents with Swedish background

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Eva Bernhardt - Stockholm University, Centre for Gender Studies

Description

The respons rate for the 1999 survey was 67% for the sample with Swedish-born parents, 60% for respondents with Polish background and 49% for respondents withTurkish background. For the 2003 survey the response rate for respondents with Swedish-born parents was 72% - 78% for respondents who also participated in the 1999 survey and 60% for the new sample (born in 1980) - and 67% for the second-generation sample (69% for respondents with Polish background and 65% for respondents with Turkish backg

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-04-01 — 1999-05-31

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-05-01 — 2003-06-30

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

476

Number of individuals/objects

1749

Dataset 4

Family and working life - Panel 1999-2003, respondents with Polish or Turkish background

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Eva Bernhardt - Stockholm University, Centre for Gender Studies

Description

The respons rate for the 1999 survey was 67% for the sample with Swedish-born parents, 60% for respondents with Polish background and 49% for respondents withTurkish background. For the 2003 survey the response rate for respondents with Swedish-born parents was 72% - 78% for respondents who also participated in the 1999 survey and 60% for the new sample (born in 1980) - and 67% for the second-generation sample (69% for respondents with Polish background and 65% for respondents with Turkish backg

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-04-01 — 1999-05-31

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-05-01 — 2003-06-30

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

430

Number of individuals/objects

340

Published: 2007-01-01
Last updated: 2021-01-28