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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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)

Funding:

Swedish Council for Social Research

Brown University

Swedish Research Council

Institute for Future Studies

Publications

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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

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

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. (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. (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.

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.

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Dataset SND 0786-001

Family and working life 1999

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

440

Number of individuals/objects:

2820

Response rate/participation rate:

67%

Dataset SND 0786-002

Family and working life 2003

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

439

Number of individuals/objects:

2816

Response rate/participation rate:

78%

Dataset SND 0786-003

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

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 SND 0786-004

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

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