The SHP constitutes a unique longitudinal database for Switzerland and is supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation. The survey covers a broad range of topics and approaches in the social sciences. Data collection started in 1999 with a sample of 5’074 households containing 12’931 household members. In 2004 a second sample of 2’538 households with a total of 6’569 household members was added; and since 2013 the SHP contains a third sample of 4’093 households with 9’945 individuals. Response rates have remained high in all three samples.
Open access publication with SHP-data
Anniversary publications for 20 years of SHP
SHP special Corona wave in the field!
The Swiss Household Panel launches a special wave to assess the living conditions during the Corona crisis. With this in-between measurement point, the SHP will provide the unique opportunity to observe the impact of this period on the daily lives of the Swiss population.