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Panel of students for longitudinal studies

Upcoming publishing: 2019-12-10

Statistics Sweden (SCB) has a system of longitudinal sample surveys for reviewing the school situation during years 3-9 in compulsory education. Until now 7 cohorts have been followed through compulsory education. The latest panel is called panel 8 and started with a sample of about 10 percent of the pupils in year 3 in the spring 2014. The majority of these pupils were born 2004. The previous panel was based on a sample of year 3 pupils in 2008. Most of them were born 1998. Before that the intervals between the cohorts were 5 years.

Statistical news

Panel of students for longitudinal studies, school year 2017/2018:


The participation rate over time in remedial education in years 7–9 of compulsory school has been 1 out of 10 pupils. In the spring of 2018, this participation rate was just under 10 percent, which is on par with last year.

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Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Pupil panel for longitudinal studies. From the compulsory school through the upper secondary school 1998–2002 Swedish with elements of English SM 2003-12-19
Pupil Panel 5 – Year 3, 1997 to Year 6, 2000 Swedish with elements of English Report 2003-12-01
Panel of students for longitudinal studies. Studies in local authority administered adult education and higher education Swedish with elements of English SM 2002-03-20

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