What data is available?

All available NCDS data can be accessed through the UK Data Service at the University of Essex.

The following page on the UK Data Service website lists the available data, under the different licences, some data is also listed under related resources, this is primarily data deposited other than by CLS.

Data is available for the primary data collections from birth until the most recent data collection. The response file contains basic information on outcomes by data collections and basic demographic information. Information on geography at time fo interview is also available.

More detailed information on the contents of the data and its collection can be found on the Surveys and Documentation pages.

Due to sporadic funding of the study particularly in its early years, some data is not available. We have a program of work to make this available as resources permit.

Need more help?

If you can’t find the help you need on these pages, please contact our user support team.

Tell us about your research

We ask researchers to contact us whenever they publish research using the cohort data. With up-to-date records, we can help other researchers avoid duplication and also demonstrate to funders how useful the data is to the research community.

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