Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Income panel study
Inkomens Panelonderzoek (IPO)

Topic
Work and Productivity
Social Systems and Welfare
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Department of Labour, Income and Living conditions
Statistics Netherlands
Henri Faasdreef 312
2492 JP Den Haag
Netherlands
Phone: Infoservice: 003188 570 70 70
Email: info(at)cbs.nl

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected annually. Preliminary data is released 8 months after collection. Final database is published 20 months after collection.

Type of data


Registry

Type of Study


Panel study, mainly based on registrations, complemented by estimations.

Data gathering method

Registries

Type of data


Registry

Type of Study


Panel study, mainly based on registrations, complemented by estimations.

Data gathering method

Registries


Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Access to data requires: (1) Access fee; (2) Official authorisation (CCS).


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Documentation is only available in Dutch.

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Access to data requires: (1) Access fee; (2) Official authorisation (CCS).


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Documentation is only available in Dutch.


Coverage


Data was collected between 1989 and 2011 (also some earlier years available). The total sample size used was of of 250,000 individuals and 88,000 households. Data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


1989


Post-stratification: weighting by following variables: age, sex, region, household size, age of the main provider.


Municipal Person Registration


Dutch population in non-institutional households on the 31rd of December.


No age restrictions


Detailed study of: Household and personal income levels and specifications, changes in purchasing power.


www.cbs.nl/.../2012welvaartinnederland.pdf

Coverage


Data was collected between 1989 and 2011 (also some earlier years available). The total sample size used was of of 250,000 individuals and 88,000 households. Data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


1989


Post-stratification: weighting by following variables: age, sex, region, household size, age of the main provider.


Municipal Person Registration


Dutch population in non-institutional households on the 31rd of December.


No age restrictions


Detailed study of: Household and personal income levels and specifications, changes in purchasing power.


www.cbs.nl/.../2012welvaartinnederland.pdf


Linkage


Linkable to other person databases through anonymised personal number.

Linkage


Linkable to other person databases through anonymised personal number.


Data quality


Sampling errors (small, due to large sample size), administrative non-response (< 1 per cent).


Break in 2000 due to changes in tax regulations.


Definitions are consistent for the 1989-2000 and for the 2000-2011 periods.

Data quality


Sampling errors (small, due to large sample size), administrative non-response (< 1 per cent).


Break in 2000 due to changes in tax regulations.


Definitions are consistent for the 1989-2000 and for the 2000-2011 periods.


Applicability


Strengths: High quality data collected on a large sample. Weaknesses: Some income components are not registered.

Applicability


Strengths: High quality data collected on a large sample. Weaknesses: Some income components are not registered.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Frank P. Pijpers
  • (see Partners)