Study on Living conditions
Permanent Onderzoek Leefsituatie (POLS)
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Department of Labour, Income and Living conditions
Henri Faasdreef 312
2492 JP Den Haag
Phone: Infoservice: 003188 570 70 70
Timeliness, transparencyData is collected annually.
Data was collected between 1997 and 2008 (2009, 2010 and 2012; questions about general happiness can be found in the social cohesion module).
The sample size used in 1997 was of 34,000 individuals and in 2008, 9,000 individuals.
Two-step sampling: 1) sample of municipalities 2) sample of people; monthly sampling; post-stratification
Municipal person registration
Dutch population in non-institutional households
No age restrictions
Representative of the Dutch population in non-institutional households
Detailed study of:
- The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
- Frank P. Pijpers
- (see Partners)