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Current Population Survey (USA)


Data description

CPSThe Current Population Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, provides monthly data on employment, earnings, educational attainment, income, poverty, health insurance and other socio-economic variables for approximately 50,000 American households. Respondents are interviewed about the employment status of each household member over fifteen years of age. The sample provides estimates for all federal states and the USA as a whole.


Time period
  • 1994-2022: available via the CPS platform
  • CPS elaborated files are also available via the ICPSR data archive (download by EUI Library administrator; see below).


Support links


How to access data

1994-2022 data is available via the CPS platform.

EUI members also have access to CPS elaborated files via the ICPSR data archive:


Data homepage

Contact: [email protected]



Page last updated on 13 March 2024

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