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Survey of Income and Program Participation (USA)


Data description

SIPPThe Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) is a longitudinal survey designed to reveal the impact of American federal and state level government programmes on the well-being of American families. SIPP, which is undertaken by the U.S. Census Bureau, provides observations about the income and programme participation of individuals and households. Data on cash and non-cash income on a sub-annual basis is provided. The survey also includes data on taxes, assets, liabilities and participation in government transfer programmes.


Time period

Data coverage is from 1984 to 2014 (data update September 2017).


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How to access data

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Contact: Thomas Bourke at [email protected]


Page last updated on 12 June 2019