DNB Household Survey (DHS)
Unique collection of data that allows the study of both psychological and economic aspects of financial behavior.

A unique collection of data that allows the study of both psychological and economic aspects of financial behavior.

This is what the DNB Household Survey (DHS) offers; a panel study among 2000 households that has been active since 1993.

The data contain information about employment, pensions, living conditions, mortgages, income, possessions, loans, health, economic and psychological concepts and personal characteristics, and is collected annually among participants of the CentERpanel.

Subjects of the DNB Household Survey

The DNB Household Survey questionnaire is divided into six parts. The subjects covered in the various parts of the questionnaire are:

1. General information about the household
2. Households and employment
3. Living conditions and mortgages
4. Health and income
5. Possessions and loans
6. Economic and psychological concepts

Access and Conditions for Use of DHS data

The DHS data, code books and descriptives can be downloaded from the DHS data access page after you have filled out a conditions of use declaration. See: Conditions of use.

How DHS data are processed and disseminated is described in: Data Management and Preservation Policy of DNB Household Survey (DHS).

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