Social exclusion, control and financial scarcity > February 2020

Longitudinal Wave

General Information

February 2020
Project Number
The survey is about social exclusion, control and financial scarcity.
Longitudinal Type
Longitudinal Wave
Begin date
End date
Leon Hilbert (Leiden University)
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Funding Organization

Datasets and documentation

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Codebook in English
Codebook in Dutch

Data Files

English SPSS file
English STATA file


Variable name Variable Label Variable Type
nomem_encrNumber of the household member encryptedpreloaded
og20b_mYear and month of the field work periodconstructed
og20b021I often don’t have enough money.directly measured
og20b022I am often not able to pay my bills on time.directly measured
og20b023I often don’t have money to pay for the things that I really need.directly measured
og20b024I am constantly wondering whether I have enough money.directly measured
og20b025I have a hard time thinking about things other than my financial situation.directly measured
og20b026I worry about money a lot.directly measured
og20b027I am only focusing on what I have to pay at this moment rather than my future expenses.directly measured
og20b028Because of my financial situation, I live from day to day.directly measured
og20b029I don’t take future expenses into account.directly measured
og20b030I experience little control over my financial situation.directly measured
og20b031I am not able to manage my finances properly.directly measured
og20b032When I think about my financial situation, I feel powerless.directly measured
og20b033I sometimes delay making financial decisions until it is too late.directly measured
og20b034I waste a lot of time on other matters before making important financial decisions.directly measured
og20b035Even financial decisions that require little else except sitting down and doing them, I find that they seldom get done for days (e.g. paying a bill, transferring money).directly measured
og20b036Putting financial decisions off till the last minute has cost me money in the past.directly measured
og20b037I would avoid learning how high my expenses will be next month.directly measured
og20b038Sometimes it feels unpleasant to think about my financial situation.directly measured
og20b039I can think of situations in which I would rather not know the exact state of my finances.directly measured
og20b040I would rather not know about the consequences of financial setbacks.directly measured
og20b041Because of my financial situation... I feel rejected by society.directly measured
og20b042Because of my financial situation... I feel excluded by society.directly measured
og20b043Because of my financial situation... I feel accepted by society.directly measured
og20b044Because of my financial situation... I feel like I belong.directly measured
og20b045Because of my financial situation... I feel like others decide a lot of things for me.directly measured
og20b046Because of my financial situation... I feel like I control what I do and don’t do.directly measured
og20b047Because of my financial situation... I feel good about myself.directly measured
og20b048Because of my financial situation... my self-esteem is high.directly measured
og20b049Because of my financial situation... I feel invisible in society.directly measured
og20b050Because of my financial situation... I feel my existence is meaningful.directly measured
og20b051Others have negative stereotypes about people in my financial situation.directly measured
og20b052My financial situation has a negative influence on how people act with me.directly measured
og20b053Because of my financial situation I take part in recreational/social activities less often than others do (e.g. sports, being an active member of an association).directly measured
og20b054Because of my financial situation I sometimes cannot participate in social activities when I want to.directly measured
og20b055I feel I have a close-knit social network.directly measured
og20b056I feel like I am part of a social group that I can always rely on.directly measured
og20b057Was it difficult to answer the questions?directly measured
og20b058Were the questions sufficiently clear?directly measured
og20b059Did the questionnaire get you thinking about things?directly measured
og20b060Was it an interesting subject?directly measured
og20b061Did you enjoy answering the questions?directly measured
og20b062Starting date questionnaireconstructed
og20b063Starting time questionnaireconstructed
og20b064End date questionnaireconstructed
og20b065End time questionnaireconstructed
og20b066Duration in secondsderived


Questionnaire: Social exclusion, control and financial scarcity - February 2020

The questionnaire was administered in Dutch

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Response Information

Response Overview
Selected number of household members: 993 (100.0%)
Non-response: 151 (15.2%)
Response: 842 (84.8%)
Complete: 839 (84.5%)
Incomplete: 3 (0.3%)
Collection Events
03-02-2020 to 25-02-2020
Respondents who participated in the April 2018 questionnaire (og18a) and who are still active panel members
Collection Mode
internet survey
Fieldwork Note
A reminder was sent twice to non-respondents