Dataset details
Ref dataset: 932 (4.1.0)
Dataset title
Living in Switzerland Waves 1-21 + Covid 19 data + Beta version wave 22
DOI 10.23662/FORS-DS-932-7
Previous versions 932-1:     https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-932-1

932-2:     https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-932-2

932-3:     https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-932-3

932-4:     https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-932-4

932-5:     https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-932-5

932-6:     https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-932-6

Ref dataset 932
Ref study 6097
Dataset language English
Additional information
Dataset version 4.1.0
Version notes Beta version wave 22 added
Errata 10.05.2021 / Update of Covid survey data files (change of weights)
Publication date 20.07.2021
See variables on De Visu https://devisu.forscenter.ch/index.php/catalog/SHP
Bibliographical citation SHP Group, Living in Switzerland Waves 1-21 + Covid 19 data + Beta version wave 22 [Dataset]. FORS - Centre de comp├ętences suisse en sciences sociales. Financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation, distributed by FORS, Lausanne, 2021. https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-932-7
Data type Quantitative data
Consent of respondents
Time method Longitudinal
Media
  • Digitalized data file
Data collector M.I.S. Trend SA
Available document types
  • Additional documentation concerning the data
  • Codebook
  • Technical report
  • Collection instruments
  • Other
  • Syntax file
  • Coding instructions
Remarks about the documentation Consult the User Guide "SHP_USER_GUIDE_W21" 1. in the FORSbase catalogue (tab "Documents"), 2. in the zip folder "Documentation" after the download.
Restriction None
Special order
Special permission None
Status Published

Uniques files SAS
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Uniques files STATA
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2019
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

SHP Waves 1-21 SAS
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

SHP Waves 1-21 SPSS
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

SHP Waves 1-21 STATA
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Biographic 2001-2002 SAS
Collection date - begin 01.01.2001
Collection date - end 31.12.2002
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Biographic 2001-2002 SPSS
Collection date - begin 01.01.2001
Collection date - end 31.12.2002
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Biographic 2001-2002 STATA
Collection date - begin 01.01.2001
Collection date - end 31.12.2002
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Imputed income wealth SAS
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Imputed income wealth SPSS
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Imputed income wealth STATA
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Interviewer SAS
Collection date - begin 01.09.2000
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Interviewers working for the SHP Survey.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Interviewer SPSS
Collection date - begin 01.09.2000
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Interviewers working for the SHP survey.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Interviewer STATA
Collection date - begin 01.09.2000
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Interviewers working for the SHP survey.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

SHP_III 2013 (life calendar) SAS
Collection date - begin 01.09.2013
Collection date - end 30.03.2014
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
  • Face-to-face interview (CAPI, CAMI, PAPI, etc.)
  • Self-administered writings and/or diaries
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
  • Calendar
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

SHP_III 2013 (life calendar) SPSS
Collection date - begin 01.09.2013
Collection date - end 30.03.2014
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
  • Face-to-face interview (CAPI, CAMI, PAPI, etc.)
  • Self-administered writings and/or diaries
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
  • Calendar
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

SHP_III 2013 (life calendar) STATA
Collection date - begin 01.09.2013
Collection date - end 30.03.2014
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
  • Face-to-face interview (CAPI, CAMI, PAPI, etc.)
  • Self-administered writings and/or diaries
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
  • Calendar
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

CNEF SAS
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

CNEF SPSS
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

CNEF STATA
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private households representing the non-institutional resident population in Switzerland.
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

SHP-Covid-19-Study-SAS-SPSS-STATA
Collection date - begin 12.05.2020
Collection date - end 26.06.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Resident population in Switzerland
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Unique files SPSS
Collection date - begin 01.09.1999
Collection date - end 28.02.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
  • Household
Universe Private Households living in Switzerland
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables