Datasets and dates

ICLS has expertise in the secondary analysis of most UK and several non-UK longitudinal data sets.

  • 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70)
  • Boyd Orr Study
  • British Household Panel Survey (BHPS)
  • English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)
  • Families and Children Study (FACS)
  • Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE)
  • Millennium Cohort Study (MCS)
  • National Child Development Study (NCDS - 1958 British Birth Cohort Study)
  • National Survey of Health and Development (NSHD - 1946 British Birth Cohort Study)
  • Office for National Statistics Longitudinal Study (ONS -LS)
  • Understanding Society the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)
  • Whitehall II Study

External-to-UK data

  • Cross-National Equivalent File (CNEF)
  • German Socio-Economic Panel Study (GSOEP) 
  • GAZEL Study (Gas & Electricty Company of France)
  • Health, Alcohol and Psychosocial factors in Eastern Europe (HAPiEE)
  • Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study (JAGES)
  • Japan Study of Aging and Retirement (JSTAR)
  • National Longitudinal Survey of Young Women and Mature Women (NLSW)
  • National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 Cohort (NLSY79)
  • Study of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)
  • Swedish linked registers
  • USA Health and Retirement Survey (HRS)
  • USA Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)

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The International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health (ICLS) is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) RES-596-28-0001 (2008 - 2012) ES/J019119/1 (2013 - 2017). ICLS is a multidisciplinary  research centre, directed by Professor Amanda Sacker, that supports  research at UCL,  University of Manchester, University of East London, University of Essex and Örebro  University Hospital Sweden.