The RAND HRS Longitudinal File 2018 (V2) is now available on the
HRS website. In addition to 2018 HRS Core Final Release V2.0 (May 2022) data and 2018 HRS Exit Early Release V1.0 (December 2020), the file now includes new wave-specific Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Social Security Income (SSI) application status variables. For more information, please see the RAND HRS Longitudinal File Codebook (PDF).
The RAND HRS Detailed Imputations File 2018 (V2) is now available on the
HRS website. This file contains the component and ownership variables for all waves that were used to create the income, wealth, and medical expenditures summary measures found in the RAND HRS Longitudinal File. For more detailed information, please see the RAND HRS Detailed Imputations File Codebook (PDF).
The RAND HRS 2018 Fat File is now updated on the
HRS website. It incorporates the 2018 HRS Core Final Release V2.0 (May 2022) data. For more information, please read our data description.
Updated versions of the RAND HRS Fat Files for 2006 and 2010 are now available on the
HRS website. These incorporate the 2006 HRS Core Final Release V4.0 (August 2021) and the 2010 HRS Core 2010 Final Release V6.0 (August 2021) data respectively. For more information, please read our data description.
RAND HRS Exit/Post-Exit Interview and Finder Files 2018 (V1) are now available for all survey years. They contain raw variables from all the Respondent-level sections and can be easily merged to any other RAND HRS data product. January 2022
The RAND HRS CAMS Data File 2019 (V1) is now available on the
HRS website. This file is a user-friendly, longitudinal version of Part B of the CAMS survey. For more detailed information please read the RAND HRS CAMS Data File Codebook (PDF). September 2020
HRS has recently updated their data download system. Please note that the following instructions supersedes any instructions in our documentation and codebooks. Also note that the new system requires users to register with a new account.
All RAND HRS data products are available at:
You will be able to see the data descriptions and documentation without an account, but you will need to register with HRS to access the data using the following registration link: https://hrsdata.isr.umich.edu/user/register. User note: This is a new data downloads system as of September 1st, 2020. If you have an account on the old system but have not created a new account since September 1st, 2020, you will need to create a new account. You can use the same email address as your previous account. (You will not need to create a new account if you have used this system to apply for or manage an HRS Restricted Data Agreement since November 2019.) Once your account is active and you have logged in, you will be able to see the data download links for each RAND HRS data product (and other public HRS data products). May 2018
RAND HRS Family Data 2014 (V1) are now available on the HRS Website. They contain data for the years 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, and early release 2014. For more detailed information, please see the RAND HRS Family Data Codebook (.
RAND HRS Tax Calculations 2014 (V2) are now available on the HRS Website. The data contain information about federal, state, and FICA taxes for Respondents to the HRS 2000 – 2014 surveys. For more detailed information, please see the RAND HRS Tax Calculations Codebook (. PDF)