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Scientific Use Files for Download

These data files are restricted versions of the original survey data. The NEPS generates these files using anonymization techniques based on information reduction such as recoding or removing of sensitive information to protect privacy and to minimize the risk of disclosure. Scientific Use Files are available in the download area for registered users after they have signed a data use agreement.


  • Sign data use agreement.
  • Data have the highest degree of anonymization.
  • Access the download area with user number and password and download the Scientific Use File.