Social exclusion, control and financial scarcity > August 2021

Longitudinal Wave

General Information

August 2021
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
Leiden University
OCW (Domeinplan SSH)

Datasets and documentation

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Codebook in English
Codebook in Dutch

Data Files

English SPSS file
English STATA file
English CSV file


Variable name Variable Label Variable Type
nomem_encrNumber of the household member encryptedpreloaded
og21e_mYear and month of the field work periodconstructed
og21e021I often don’t have enough money.directly measured
og21e022I am often not able to pay my bills on time.directly measured
og21e023I often don’t have money to pay for the things that I really need.directly measured
og21e024I am constantly wondering whether I have enough money.directly measured
og21e025I have a hard time thinking about things other than my financial situation.directly measured
og21e026I worry about money a lot.directly measured
og21e027I am only focusing on what I have to pay at this moment rather than my future expenses.directly measured
og21e028Because of my financial situation, I live from day to day.directly measured
og21e029I don’t take future expenses into account.directly measured
og21e030I experience little control over my financial situation.directly measured
og21e031I am not able to manage my finances properly.directly measured
og21e032When I think about my financial situation, I feel powerless.directly measured
og21e033I sometimes delay making financial decisions until it is too late.directly measured
og21e034I waste a lot of time on other matters before making important financial decisions.directly measured
og21e035Even 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
og21e036Putting financial decisions off till the last minute has cost me money in the past.directly measured
og21e037I would avoid learning how high my expenses will be next month.directly measured
og21e038Sometimes it feels unpleasant to think about my financial situation.directly measured
og21e039I can think of situations in which I would rather not know the exact state of my finances.directly measured
og21e040I would rather not know about the consequences of financial setbacks.directly measured
og21e041Because of my financial situation... I feel rejected by society.directly measured
og21e042Because of my financial situation... I feel excluded by society.directly measured
og21e043Because of my financial situation... I feel accepted by society.directly measured
og21e044Because of my financial situation... I feel like I belong.directly measured
og21e045Because of my financial situation... I feel like others decide a lot of things for me.directly measured
og21e046Because of my financial situation... I feel like I control what I do and don’t do.directly measured
og21e047Because of my financial situation... I feel good about myself.directly measured
og21e048Because of my financial situation... my self-esteem is high.directly measured
og21e049Because of my financial situation... I feel invisible in society.directly measured
og21e050Because of my financial situation... I feel my existence is meaningful.directly measured
og21e051Others have negative stereotypes about people in my financial situation.directly measured
og21e052My financial situation has a negative influence on how people act with me.directly measured
og21e053Because 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
og21e054Because of my financial situation I sometimes cannot participate in social activities when I want to.directly measured
og21e055I feel I have a close-knit social network.directly measured
og21e056I feel like I am part of a social group that I can always rely on.directly measured
og21e067The corona pandemic has worsened my financial situation.directly measured
og21e068The corona pandemic makes me feel more stressed about my financial situation.directly measured
og21e069The corona pandemic makes me feel less well.directly measured
og21e070The corona pandemic makes me feel less connected to others in society.directly measured
og21e057Was it difficult to answer the questions?directly measured
og21e058Were the questions sufficiently clear?directly measured
og21e059Did the questionnaire get you thinking about things?directly measured
og21e060Was it an interesting subject?directly measured
og21e061Did you enjoy answering the questions?directly measured
og21e062Starting date questionnaireconstructed
og21e063Starting time questionnaireconstructed
og21e064End date questionnaireconstructed
og21e065End time questionnaireconstructed
og21e066Duration in secondsderived


Questionnaire: Social exclusion, control and financial scarcity - August 2021

The questionnaire was administered in Dutch

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Response Information

Response Overview
Selected number of household members: 678 (100.0%)
Non-response: 56 (8.3%)
Response: 622 (91.7%)
Complete: 621 (91.6%)
Incomplete: 1 (0.1%)
Collection Events
02-08-2021 to 31-08-2021
Respondents who participated in the 2018 measurement (og18a), the February 2020 measurement (og20b), the August 2020 measurement (og20c), the March 2021 measurement (og21d), and who are still active panel members.
Collection Mode
internet survey
Fieldwork Note
A reminder was sent twice to non-respondents