The ELSA team have produced reports using the data from the first wave of data collection, which took place in June-July 2020.


The reports cover the health, social and economic domains of ELSA and are available to download along with the methodological report for Wave 1 via the links below.


Reports from the second wave of data collection will be available to download from this page from May 2021.



Rapid reports

Financial consequences of the coronavirus pandemic for
older people
30th September 2020
The experience of older people instructed to shield or self-isolate during the COVID-19 pandemic
30th September 2020 (updated 13th October 2020) 
The experience of older people
with multimorbidity during the
COVID-19 pandemic
30th September 2020
Changes in older people’s experiences of providing care and of volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic
30th September 2020

Methodological report 

Adapting fieldwork during the COVID-19 outbreak
A methodological overview of the ELSA COVID-19 Substudy 
30th September 2020