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FSS - Family, Social Subjects and Childhood Condition
The survey Family, social subjects and life-cycle, which is part of an integrated system of social surveys – the ISTAT Multiscopo – is the main statistical source on family structure and social characteristics of families. In particular, it examines the following topics:
- life cycle;
- relationships within the family;
- network of relationships with relatives, friends and neighbourhood;
- family support received and help given to people not living in the family;
- child care;
- life as a couple and first wedding;
- permanence of young adults in the family and their intention to leave the family;
- plan on having children;
- social mobility;
- household’s economy and domestic work;
- family traditions;
- care services for the family;
- connection with labour market and job search;
- job careers;
- characteristics of the house.
The expected sample of the survey amount to 32,585 individuals, the real sample amount to 24,753 individuals.
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Keywords: gender, youth, family, house, labour, services, employment
Geographical Unit: size community
Analysis Unit: individual, family
Universe: residents in Italy
Sample Procedure: 24,753 individuals. Two-stage stratified random sample
Weight: Weight used. Please read the documentation for any details
Collection Mode: face to face interview, self-administered questionnaire
Collection Size: UniData supplies: 1 dataset in SPSS format (available to members only) o CSV (for other users); 1 questionnaire in PDF format (ita); 1 methodological notes in PDF format (ita); 1 codebook in PDF format (ita) (4 file)
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Data Use Restriction:
ISTAT data are released in according to Creative Commons – Attribution 3.0 Licence, available here. The redistribution to the third party, even in partial form, of data available to UniData members only is not allowed.
Source Contact: Contact Centre
Istat. (2016) Family, social subjects and life-cycle. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SN217. Data file version 1.0
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