Data Set Description

Ukrainian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey Logo

The survey was aimed at getting detailed information on employment, reasons for unemployment and job search strategies, education, changes in places of residence and health of active adult population of Ukraine. The survey was held in all the regions including the Crimean Autonomous Republic.
Besides individual information, the survey has been gathering information on welfare level of Ukrainian households, in particular on sources and amounts of cash and natural income, and the structure of expenditure and consumption of Ukrainian families.


The household questionnaire contains items on the demographic structure of the household, including data on household membership and structure.
Information on households' consumption, including data on buying, making and consuming foodstuff in the household, as well as nonfood costs.

The core of the survey is the individual questionnaire, which elicits detailed information concerning the labor market experience of Ukrainian workers.

The individual questionnaire included the following sections:
- Retrospective sections where information is gathered about employment changes during 2003-2004 (section C and D) and about changes of residence since during 2003-2004 (section H)
- Reference-week part where information is gathered about the employment and non-employment during the week preceding the interview (sections E and F)
- Individual characteristics of a household member section (section B);
- Studies and skills section (section G);
- Attitudes, health, and ecology section (section I)
In the 2004 questionnaire, besides the reference week sections, there is an extensive
retrospective part, which ascertains each individual?s labor market circumstances covering the intervals 2003 to 2004.

Sample:
The population of the survey is the working-age/labor-age population, that is aged 15-72 inclusive.
The survey took place in the period of time from March 4, 2004 till December 30, 2004. The field stage started May 29 and was completed October 16, 2004. 94% of the surveyed households were questioned in June and July.
The survey was held at the household addresses included in the sampling of ULMS-2003 basic research. All country?s regions including the Crimean Autonomous Republic were engaged. 159 interviewers took part in the survey.
In the final data file were included 3449 questionnaires of households, 3394 (98.4%) of which are panel and 55 (1.6%) of which appeared as a result of division of families questioned in 2003. 55 households were excluded from the data file as their members either reached the pension age or deceased. In
2003 there were questioned 4056 households. Thus, the data file response rate came to 85%.
In the final data file there were included 7200 individual questionnaires, 6889 (96%) of which are panel, 311 (4%) individuals were questioned only in 2004 as they reached the age of 15 or joined the households as a result of family enlargement. In 2003 there were questioned 8641 individuals. Thus the individual data file response rate came to 81%.

Date Created: 2012-10-18

Scope of Data Set

Subject Terms: ABILITY, ABSENTEEISM, AGE, AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AIR TRANSPORT, ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, APARTMENTS, APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT, ASSETS, BONUS PAYMENTS, BOOKS, BUILDINGS, BUSINESS OWNERSHIP, BUSINESSES, CAPITAL, CARS, CLEANING AGENTS, COMMUTING, COMPUTERS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT, CONSUMER GOODS, COOPERATIVES, CURRICULUM, DEBTS, DISMISSAL, ECOLOGY, ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, EDUCATIONAL LEAVE, EDUCATIONAL LEVELS, EMPLOYER-SPONSORED TRAINING, EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS, EMPLOYMENT HISTORY, ENTREPRENEURS, ESTATES, EXERCISE, EXPENDITURE, EXPORTS AND IMPORTS, FASHION, FINANCE, FOOD, FOOD PRODUCTION, FOREIGN ENTERPRISES, FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT, FURNITURE, GARDENS, GENDER, GRANTS, HEALTH, HEALTH PROFESSIONS, HOME OWNERSHIP, HOME-BASED WORK, HOUSEHOLD INCOME, HOUSEHOLDS, HOUSES, HOUSING, HOUSING TENURE, INVOLUNTARY SHORT TIME WORKING, JOB CHANGING, JOB CHARACTERISTICS, JOB EVALUATION, JOB HUNTING, JOB REQUIREMENTS, JOB SECURITY, LAND OWNERSHIP, LEARNING, LEAVE, MARITAL STATUS, OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, OCCUPATIONS, OVERTIME, PARENTAL LEAVE, PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT, PART-TIME FARMING, PAYMENTS, PENSIONS, PERSONAL FASHION GOODS, PLACE OF RESIDENCE, POLITICAL ATTITUDES, PRIVATE SECTOR, PRODUCTS, PUBLIC OPINION, PUBLIC TRANSPORT, RELIGIOUS BELIEFS, RENTED ACCOMMODATION, RENTS, RESIDENTIAL MOBILITY, SALES PERSONNEL, SECOND LANGUAGES, SELF-EMPLOYED, SHIFT WORK, SMOKING, SPECIALIZATION, STATUS IN EMPLOYMENT, SUBSIDIARY EMPLOYMENT, SUBSIDIES, SUNDAY WORKING, TERMINATION OF SERVICE, TEXTILES, TOYS AND GAMES, TRADE UNION MEMBERSHIP, TRAINING, TRANSPORT, UNEMPLOYMENT, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT, WAGES, WORKING CONDITIONS, WORKING TIME, WORKPLACE, WORKPLACE RELATIONS, ECONOMIC SECTOR, SINGLES

Time Periods: 2003 2004 2007 2012

Citation(s)

IZA Discussion Paper(s)

Availability:

Restricted Access


Investigator(s):
  1. Lehmann, Hartmut (University of Bologna)
  2. Institute for the Study of Labor, IZA
  3. Kiev International Institute of Sociology, KIIS
  4. Centre for Economic Reform and Transformation, CERT
  5. Economics Education and Research Consortium-Ukraine, EERC
  6. Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung-Essen, RWI
Type:

Longitudinal survey data

Source:

Face-to-face interview

Right:

Due to the confidential character of the ULMS microdata, direct access to the anonymised data is only provided by means of research contracts. Access is in principle restricted to universities and research institutes. Please contact IDSC for any access requests.

Coverage:

Oblasts, Districts, Country

Reference(s):

ULMS - Home


Geographic Coverage:
 UKRAINE