Data Archive

Welcome to the data archive for the Party Government in Europe Database (PAGED) project.

Dataset for Coalition Governments in Western Europe, release November 2021


When using the data collected for the volume Coalition Governance in Western Europe, cite the following:

Bergman, Torbjörn, Hanna Bäck, and Johan Hellström (eds.). (2021). Coalition Governance in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Hellström, Johan, Torbjörn Bergman, and Hanna Bäck (2021). Party Government in Europe Database (PAGED). Main sponsor: Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (IN150306:1). Available on

If you discover any errors, please contact Johan Hellström.

Below you can find the data files in Stata and Excel format, together with the codebooks.


V1 Dataset codebook Western Europe (pdf)

V1 Party codebook Western Europe (pdf)

Data files

(See the Change log for a list of minor changes and corrections since the first release.)

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