BCS70 Age 30 survey (1999-2000)


The BCS70 Age 30 survey took place between 1999 and 2000.

Response:

11,261 cohort members took part in total.

Design:

A 60 minute face-to-face interview comprising a CAPI (Computer-Assisted Personal Interview) and a CASI paper self-completion questionnaire. 

More information about the coverage of each element of the survey and the downloadable questionnaires are provided here. A full description of the design of the Age 30 survey is provided here.

Data:

The data are available from the UK Data Service.  Guidance on how to use the data is provided here.

Funding:

Fieldwork was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Government departments under the coordination of the Office for National Statistics: Department for Education and Employment (the major funder), Department of Health, Department of Social Security, the Home Office, ONS themselves, the Scottish Office and the Basic Skills Agency.

       
Fast facts:

  • Survey age: Age 30
  • Survey year: 1999 and 2000
  • Response: 11,261
  • UK Data Service reference code: 5558
  • PI: Jane Elliott, IOE
  • Fieldwork agency: NatCen
  • Funder: ESRC