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SHARE Wave 8 data release

Release version 1.0.0 of Wave 8 data is now available!

We are very happy to announce the Release of SHARE Wave 8 data. Apart from the Computer Assisted Personal Interviews (CAPI) conducted prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic between October 2019 and March 2020, release 1.0.0 of Wave 8 also contains an update of the SHARE Corona Survey data. In addition, the data comprise the third repetition of the social networks module (after SHARE Waves 4 and 6), as well as new modules on saving regrets and time expenditure. Furthermore, accelerometer data on physical activity have been collected for a subset of ten countries.

Researchers can download the data free of charge after registration.

Here, you can find all information about data access and data documentation.