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Introduction to the Family Resources Survey

4 Oct 2022 9:30 am - 12:45 pm
Online
Training
Data skills
Family finance
Workshop

Do you want to know more about using data from the Family Resources Survey for research?

The Family Resources Survey (FRS) provides some of the most detailed information about the incomes and living circumstances of households and families in the UK. Researchers can access data from the survey via the UK Data Service.

This free half-day online workshop will guide you through all the background information needed to work confidently with data from the FRS. Led by experts from the Department for Work and Pensions and the UK Data Service, the workshop will include a mix of presentations, demonstrations, and practical tips. Topics covered include:

  • The survey design, including sampling, methods of data collection, and imputation
  • How to access the data
  • The collection and processing of data during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Analytical issues to consider when using the data
  • The contents and structure of available datasets