Dataset details
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Dataset title
TREE - TRansitions from Education to Employment, cohort 1
DOI 10.23662/FORS-DS-816-7
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Dataset language English
Additional information SPSS datasets are available with German and French labelling. STATA datasets with English labels are also available. Codebooks and questionnaires document all three survey languages (German, French and Italian). All generic and explanatory information on the data is available in English, German and French.
Dataset version 5.0.0
Version notes New releases: 2009. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016
Publication date 20.05.2019
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Bibliographical citation TREE: TRansitions from Education to Employment, Cohort 1 – 2000-2014 [Dataset]. University of Bern. Distributed by FORS, Lausanne, 2016, version 1.0.0
Data type Quantitative data
Consent of respondents
Time method Longitudinal
  • Digitalized data file
Data collector M.I.S. Trend SA
Available document types
  • Other
Remarks about the documentation See generic project documentation in the FORSbase Documentation folder (also available on the project's website ).
Restriction Academic research and teaching
Special order
Special permission With prior agreement of author
Status Published

TREE Data Release 2016
Collection date - begin 01.03.2000
Collection date - end 01.06.2016
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Students who had - finished compulsory school at the end of the school year 1999/2000 (i.e. completed 9th grade); - attended regular classes (i.e. not attended special needs school types or classes) during upper secondary school; - participated in the Swiss PISA 2000 survey; - given their consent to participate in the TREE survey.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases 6343
Number of variables