Household Tracking File

Household core information and response status of each household for each year in long format. It contains one record for each household and year a houshold has been in contact with the SOEP. It is keyed on HID, the wave specific Household ID, and SYEAR, the survey year identifier. It contains the sample membership, the response status for each year, as well as the household weights, see


Sort Variable Name
1 Case-ID, Original Household Number cid
1 Current Wave HH Number hid
1 Survea Year syear
1 Sample hsample
1 Current Wave survey Status hnetto
1 Current Sample Region sampreg
1 Current Sample Membership hpop
1 Random Groups hrgroup
1 Inverse staying Probability hbleib
1 Weighting Factor Wave hhrf
1 Weighting only sample specific first wave hhrf0
1 Weighting without sample specific first wave hhrf1


Study: soep-long


Dataset: hpfadl

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