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Web Survey Bibliography

Title Query on Data Collection for Social Surveys
Source ESSnet, Project “Data Collection for Social Surveys using Multiple Modes”
Year 2014
Access date 17.12.2014
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This report presents the findings of the “Query on Data Collection in Social Surveys” which gathered information form National Statistical Institutes (NSIs) on the current use of mixed mode and web data collection in social surveys in the European Statistical System (ESS). It is part of the ESSnet project “Data Collection in Social Surveys Using Multiple Modes” (DCSS). 34 European and three countries from overseas participated between March and June 2013. In the query, NSIs were asked to report their experiences in implementing web questionnaires and using multiple data collection methods for social surveys. The focus of the ESSnet DCSS project is on the Labour Force Survey (LFS), but countries also gave information on their use of CAWI instruments and mixed mode designs in other social surveys. NSIs provided details on their current and future strategies regarding three topics: the design of web questionnaires, the implementation of mixed mode data collection and the application of software to design web questionnaires and manage data collection. The query also asked for suggestions on how to further increase cooperation among ESS countries in these crucial matters for the future development of official statistics. The following executive summary provides for a brief overview of the results of the query. For full context, detailed findings as well as tables and figures please consult the main part of the report.

Year of publication2014
Bibliographic typeReports, seminars