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CEDPOP - Databases at CED

Scanian Economic Demographic Database (SEDD)

The database started already in the beginning of the 1980s as a collaborative project with the Regional Archives in Lund. It covers the period 1646-1968. At present (2023), the database contains 215,000 unique individuals, and over 100,000 vital events and 300,000 migration events. The Scanian Economic Demographic Database is the result of project collaborations between the Centre for Economic Demography (CED) and the National Archives in Lund. SEDD is funded by The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) and partner institutions and constitute one of the databases in the national research infrastructure SwedPop (

The public part, covering the 19th century, is available over the internet. 

Scanian Economic Demographic Database (SEDD)


Swedish Interdisciplinary Panels (SIP)

Four databases that enables research using a life cycle perspective.

Researchers at Lund University can apply for access to SIP if they are affiliated with the Centre for Economic Demography. 

Swedish Interdisciplinary Panel (SIP)