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BES Internet Panel Wave 16 Data Released

The British Election Study Team

The British Election Study is pleased to announce the release of wave 16 of the British Election Study Internet Panel.

Wave 16 was conducted in May-June 2019, immediately following the European Parliament elections. In total 37,959 respondents took wave 16 of the British Election Study. 20,063 of these also took wave 15, an overall wave on wave retention rate of 65.1%. 2,427 respondents took all of the first 16 waves of the survey, 8% of respondents who originally took wave 1.

Wave 16 also included a panel refresh, see here for more details.

The combined wave 1-16 internet panel data can be downloaded here, the combined open ended response data can be downloaded here, and the wave 16 only data here.