Kvaliteten på offentliga tjänster under covid-19 

Eurofound’s unique e-survey, Living, working and COVID-19, provides a snapshot of the impact of the pandemic on people’s lives, with the aim of helping policymakers to bring about an equal recovery from the crisis. Three rounds of the e-survey have been carried out to date.

  • Round 1: Launched on 9 April 2020 when most Member States were in their first lockdown
  • Round 2: July 2020 when economies and societies were gradually reopening
  • Round 3: March 2021, almost a year on, as countries were still dealing with various levels of lockdown to curb the spread of new strains of the virus, while vaccination programmes were rolled out.

The data cover a range of topics including fairness of support measures, the experience of online schooling and education, online healthcare and unmet healthcare needs, and access to online public services. Compare the data for each round and explore by country, gender and age.

Viktiga resultat

  • Tillgång till hälso- och sjukvård är ett allt större problem för många européer. Över 20 procent av de svarande kunde inte genomgå läkarundersökning eller behandling under pandemin. Störningar av grundläggande hälso- och sjukvård och ouppfyllda hälso- och sjukvårdsbehov var vanligast i Ungern, Portugal och Lettland.

Background and data collection

  • FieldworkRound 1: 9 April–1 May 2020; Round 2: 22 June–27 July 2020; Round 3: 15 February–30 March 2021 
  • Sample sizeRound 1: 86,457 (63,354 complete responses for EU27); Round 2: 31,732 (24,123 complete responses for EU27); Round 3: 62,518 (46,800 complete responses for EU27) 
  • Target population: People aged 18 and over
  • Spatial coverage of the data visualisation: EU27
  • Data collection mode: Online
  • Respondent recruitment: Snowballing and advertisements on social media
  • Publisher: Eurofound
  • Copyright: Copyright policy
  • Working paperLiving, working and COVID-19: Methodological Annex to Round 1
  • Working paper: Living, working and COVID-19: Methodological Annex to Round 2
Suggested citation

Eurofound (2020), Living, working and COVID-19 dataset, Dublin, http://eurofound.link/covid19data

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