Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Study on Housing Needs
Woningbehoeftenonderzoek (WBO)

Topic
Housing, Urban Development and Mobility
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
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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 every four years, but was collected each year from 1998-2000. The most recent collection was carried out in 2002.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, occasional

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


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)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Coverage


Data was collected between 1998-2000 and in 2002, with a sample size of more than 60,000 individuals. From 2002 onwards, this study is now incorporated into the Study on Housing (WoON).


1998


Two step sampling: 1) sampling of municipalities 2) sampling of people. Use of special weighting model to correct for selective non-response.


Municipal Person Registration


Dutch population in non-institutional households


Population aged 19 and over


Representative for Dutch population aged 19 and over.


Detailed study of: Attributes of former, current and future housing situation of households and people.


Linkage


Linkable to other person databases through anonymised personal number.


Data quality


Correction for non-response; imputation. Data are also checked and corrected for invalidities.


Consistent time series.


Applicability


Strengths: The survey has a long time series.


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