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SOEP-Core Data 1984-2021 (v38) available

News of July 17, 2023

All registered data users can order the latest data immediately via our online order form.
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Due to a change in the survey institute, there was a delay in the data transfer this year. We apologize for the delay in data delivery.

Important news for v38

  • There are some additional new datasets such as the INSTRUMENTATION dataset.
  • A new Corona module in the household questionnaire has been introduced, the module is located in the dataset BLCORONA
  • The PEQUIV dataset is not yet available and will be added at a later date.
  • The establishment survey SOEP-LEE2 is also not yet available and will be delivered at a later date

Further details on the current data delivery can be found as a supplied "WhatsNew" document in the data package or in the Changes in the dataset section of the current SOEP Core page.


Philipp Kaminsky, and Antonia Meier
User support and contract management for the Research Data Center of the SOEP in the German Socio-Economic Panel study Department