Series

UK Data Service series record for:

Family Resources Survey

Series abstract

The Family Resources Survey (FRS) is a continuous survey that was launched in 1992 to meet the information requirements of Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) analysts. The survey aims to: support the monitoring of the social security programme; support the costing and modelling of changes to national insurance contributions and social security benefits; and provide better information for the forecasting of benefit expenditure.

Data access

Related studies:

Family Resources Survey, 1979 (SN 1930)
Disability Follow-Up to the 1996/97 Family Resources Survey (SN 4090)
Imputed Expenditure Variables for Family Resources Survey, 1995-1996 (SN 4407)
United Kingdom Time Use Survey, 2000: Imputed Net Income Variables (SN 5536)
Households Below Average Income, 1994/95-2011/12 (SN 5828)
Individual Income Series, 1996/97-1998/99 and 2004/05-2007/08 (SN 6478)

Related case studies:

Economic inequality in Wales

Related support guides:

What is weighting?
Guidance on applying for the Family Resources Survey: Safe Room access
Search for variables and questions from the Family Resources Survey.

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