Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

STATIV – longitudinal data base for integration studies
STATIV – longitudinell database för integrationsstudier

Intergenerational Relationships
Relevance for this Topic
Country Sweden
More Topics


Contact information

Stina Åsling Rönning and Kerstin Båsjö / Department for Population and Welfare
Statistics Sweden
701 89 Örebro
Phone: +4619-17 62 07; +4619-17 61 23
Email: stina.ronning(at); befolkning.forskning(at)

Timeliness, transparency

Normally one year. The database will be completed approximately 15 months after the respective year-end.

Type of data


Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method


Access to data

Conditions of access

On a contract basis, scientists can after initial judgement get access to anonymised primary material for their own research. Statistics Sweden can also perform special processing on a contract basis. In general, there are certain legal and other constraints for international access to primary data.

The database will be completed approximately 15 months after the respective year-end.

The registry is distributed through MONA system (Micro Data On line access) to users. MONA system aims to increase access to microdata while security and privacy in the management strengthened. By MONA user gets access to databases and can make derivative works of them via the Internet. Physically the databases are stored at SCB.

Excel, SAS, SPSS, STATA and other forms; see

The database is available in Swedish. Additional information is available also in English.


STATIV is a longitudinal individual database that was originally created on behalf of the Swedish Integration Board. Content was designed to match Integration Office purposes from the work task. At the closure of the Integration Office on June 30, 2007 were STATIV over to SCB. STATIV includes all persons registered in Sweden as of December 31st each year. The database includes information from various registers at Statistics Sweden, the Swedish Migration Board and the National Employment Service.


Registry, official statistics

No age restrictions

Immigration: year of entrance, grounds for residence, dates of residence, year of acceptance in the municipality Demographics: birth, citizenship and housing Education: grades in primary, secondary and SFI, highest level of education and specialization Employment: Gainful employment, industry, profession Job seekers in the labor market measure revenue from work, education, social insurance Geographic divisions: Municipality of Housing and Establishments and SAMS for housing, primary and secondary education.


ISCED and occupational classification/WHO.

Good possibilities to link to LINDA, LISA and other data sets.

Data quality

No major entry errors.

Restart from 2007 when Statistics Sweden become responsible; formerly National Intergration Agency (now abolished).

High consistency.


The data in STATIV can be used for a wide variety of purposes relating to integration, segregation, gender and migration. Since the database contains the population data, it can be broken down to a very fine regional level. The database is suitable for statistical processing, e.g. regarding monitoring of the municipal reception system.

  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Kenneth Abrahamsson
  • (see Partners)