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United Kingdom British Household Panel Survey 1993-1994


General Info
England, Scotland, Wales
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/1993 - 04/1994
Series or system 
United Kingdom - British Household Panel Survey
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Longitudinal

The BHPS, also known as the Living in Britain Survey, was an annual, nationally representative panel study. Data was collected through household and individual questionnaires, a self-completion questionnaire on opinions of various subjects, and a proxy questionnaire for household members away from home. Core questionnaire modules, included in most years of the survey, were on topics of household demographics, housing, health, employment, income, household expenditures, finances, and values and opinions. Rotating core modules were included with less frequency and variable modules were used occasionally to collect information that does not change significantly from year to year. For this third wave of the survey the variable module was on lifetime employment history. In 2009 the BHPS was subsumed into a new longitudinal study called Understanding Society or the United Kingdom Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS).

Suggested citation 

Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, Gfk NOP, Office for National Statistics (ONS) (United Kingdom), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). United Kingdom British Household Panel Survey 1993-1994. Essex, United Kingdom: Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.