Data availability

The EWCS 2005 dataset is accessible via the UK Data Archive (UKDA) of the University of Essex at
To access data files, users are required to register to the UKDA. Information on the registration procedure is available at For any query about registration or data access, please contact for further advice.

The archive also provides access to survey documentation and guidance for data users. Users are recommended to read supplementary supporting documentation on the methodology provided on this web site before working with the data.

The datasets from previous waves are also available for download from the UKDA. Information regarding access to the collections is available at

For any further information required, please do not hesitate to contact Sara Riso, Information Liaison Officer (Working Conditions).