Friday, September 5, 2014

Survey of Household Spending 2012


I thought that the last information we had about the SHS was that there was going to be a gap, but that there would be a 2012 PUMF – am I misremembering, or remembering a different file?


The SHS Team confirmed:

"Due to resource requirements, Income Statistics Division is not currently planning to produce a Public-use Microdata File of the 2012 SHS. The 2012 SHS confidential microdata file will be available to authorized researchers through the Research Data Centres later in the year. The decision to produce a PUMF is made on a year-to-year basis..”