HRS 2000 Core Final (Version 1) Data Release

September 5, 2002

The HRS 2000 Final Core Data Release (Version 1) is now available. All sections and all variables of the core interview are included. This release supersedes the Early Release (June 2001) of this data. See the Data Description for details.

To access the data, visit the Public File Download Area. Registration (free) is required for access.

If you find any problems with the data, please report them to us via the Help Desk, or by sending email directly to

Note: Be sure to check the HRS File Merge Cross-Reference Table for up-to-date information on the restricted data merge status of this data set.