HRS 2004 Core (Final, Version 1.0)

August 29, 2006

The HRS 2004 Core Final Release (Version 1.0) is now available.

The HRS 2004 Core Final Release contains data for 20,129 respondents, in 13,645 households. The data collection period for the 2004 interview was March 2004 through February 2005. The HRS Online Concordance has been updated to reflect the content of this release.

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.

If you find any problems with the data, please report them to us via the Help Desk, or by e-mail to