Social exclusion, control and financial scarcity > August 2020

Longitudinal Wave

General Information

August 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
og20c_mYear and month of the field work periodconstructed
og20c021I often don’t have enough money.directly measured
og20c022I am often not able to pay my bills on time.directly measured
og20c023I often don’t have money to pay for the things that I really need.directly measured
og20c024I am constantly wondering whether I have enough money.directly measured
og20c025I have a hard time thinking about things other than my financial situation.directly measured
og20c026I worry about money a lot.directly measured
og20c027I am only focusing on what I have to pay at this moment rather than my future expenses.directly measured
og20c028Because of my financial situation, I live from day to day.directly measured
og20c029I don’t take future expenses into account.directly measured
og20c030I experience little control over my financial situation.directly measured
og20c031I am not able to manage my finances properly.directly measured
og20c032When I think about my financial situation, I feel powerless.directly measured
og20c033I sometimes delay making financial decisions until it is too late.directly measured
og20c034I waste a lot of time on other matters before making important financial decisions.directly measured
og20c035Even 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
og20c036Putting financial decisions off till the last minute has cost me money in the past.directly measured
og20c037I would avoid learning how high my expenses will be next month.directly measured
og20c038Sometimes it feels unpleasant to think about my financial situation.directly measured
og20c039I can think of situations in which I would rather not know the exact state of my finances.directly measured
og20c040I would rather not know about the consequences of financial setbacks.directly measured
og20c041Because of my financial situation... I feel rejected by society.directly measured
og20c042Because of my financial situation... I feel excluded by society.directly measured
og20c043Because of my financial situation... I feel accepted by society.directly measured
og20c044Because of my financial situation... I feel like I belong.directly measured
og20c045Because of my financial situation... I feel like others decide a lot of things for me.directly measured
og20c046Because of my financial situation... I feel like I control what I do and don’t do.directly measured
og20c047Because of my financial situation... I feel good about myself.directly measured
og20c048Because of my financial situation... my self-esteem is high.directly measured
og20c049Because of my financial situation... I feel invisible in society.directly measured
og20c050Because of my financial situation... I feel my existence is meaningful.directly measured
og20c051Others have negative stereotypes about people in my financial situation.directly measured
og20c052My financial situation has a negative influence on how people act with me.directly measured
og20c053Because 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
og20c054Because of my financial situation I sometimes cannot participate in social activities when I want to.directly measured
og20c055I feel I have a close-knit social network.directly measured
og20c056I feel like I am part of a social group that I can always rely on.directly measured
og20c067The corona pandemic has worsened my financial situation.directly measured
og20c068The corona pandemic makes me feel more stressed about my financial situation.directly measured
og20c069The corona pandemic makes me feel less well.directly measured
og20c070The corona pandemic makes me feel less connected to others in society.directly measured
og20c057Was it difficult to answer the questions?directly measured
og20c058Were the questions sufficiently clear?directly measured
og20c059Did the questionnaire get you thinking about things?directly measured
og20c060Was it an interesting subject?directly measured
og20c061Did you enjoy answering the questions?directly measured
og20c062Starting date questionnaireconstructed
og20c063Starting time questionnaireconstructed
og20c064End date questionnaireconstructed
og20c065End time questionnaireconstructed
og20c066Duration in secondsderived


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

The questionnaire was administered in Dutch

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Response Information

Response Overview
Selected number of household members: 829 (100.0%)
Non-response: 90 (10.9%)
Response: 739 (89.1%)
Complete: 738 (89.0%)
Incomplete: 1 (0.1%)
Collection Events
03-08-2020 to 25-08-2020
Respondents who participated in the April 2018 questionnaire (og18a) and the February 2020 Measurement (og20b), and who are still active panel members
Collection Mode
internet survey
Fieldwork Note
A reminder was sent twice to non-respondents