The latest version of the 1970 British Cohort Study Activity Histories is now available

25 May 2017

The latest version of the 1970 British Cohort Study: Activity Histories (1986-2013) has now been released at the UK Data Archive.

The updated longitudinal dataset contains data, where available, for all BCS70  cohort members’ work and non-work activities, lasting one month or more, from age 16 to age 42. The data is based on responses to questions, about work and non-work activities, asked at each sweep from BCS70  Age 26 Sweep onwards.

The dataset includes data on activity type, start and end dates, duration, reason for leaving jobs and socio-economic codes associated with work activities.

This third edition of the 1970 British Cohort Study: Activity Histories updates the second edition deposited in April 2016 to include the latest BCS70 wave, extending coverage to 2013.

The dataset is available to access now on the UK Data Service website

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