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TRKI Social Research Inc. is an independent, employee-owned research organisation that specialises in policy research in the fields of social policy and the social consequences of economic policies. This includes related data-collection, archiving and statistical activities. We recently increased our involvement in the areas of strategic market research and health policy analysis. In addition, we regularly contribute to basic research, in the areas of social stratification and inequality, and to the methodology of empirical social research.

Trki European Social Report 2008

Edited by: Istvn Gyrgy Tth

This new study prepared and published by TRKI Social Research Institute provides an overview of demographic, labour market, income and housing situation of households in Europe. The basic data source used is the "Community Statistics on Income and Living Conditions" survey of the European Union (EUSILC) of 2005, accompanied by a number of other sources with a Europe-wide focus.

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Download by chapters:

pdf Cover page (pdf)
pdf Contents, executive summary (pdf)
pdf Chapter 1 (Demography) (pdf)
pdf Chapter 2 (Labour market) (pdf)
pdf Chapter 3 (Income distribution) (pdf)
pdf Chapter 4 (Housing and material conditions) (pdf)

TRKI has a strong tradition of social reporting that aims to elucidate Hungarian and European socio-economic trends and their evolution over time. Earlier series of social reports include:

Social Report Series
TRKI Household Monitor Report
Changing roles

An overview of the TRKI social reporting activities can be viewed here
Language Editor: Clive Liddiard
Translated by Anna Babarczy
ISSN 978-963-06-5193-6
Published by TRKI, Budapest 2008