Research ResourcesSurvey of Consumer Finances
1962 Survey of Financial Characteristics of Consumers and 1963 Survey of Changes in Family Finances
Two types of technical documentation for the 1962 SFCC and the 1963 SFCC are available here: a combined codebook for both surveys and the individual questionnaires for each survey.Codebook for the 1962 Survey of Financial Characteristics of Consumers and the 1963 Survey of Changes in Family Finances
The codebook contains a description of the variables in each survey and related information about the design of both surveys.
Last updated February 5, 1999
Questionnaires for the 1962 SFCC
Form FRB1: This quesitonnaire was designed primarily for upper income families and was intended to be administered by an interviewer.
Form FRB1a: This questionnaire is a self-administered form designed primarily to obtain balance sheet and income data from upper income families that completed form FRB1.
Form FRB2: This questionnaire was designed primarily for middle and low income families and was intended to be administered by an interviewer.
Form FRB1 ()
Form FRB1a ()
Form FRB2 ()
Questionnaires for the 1963 SCFF
Form FRB2a: This questionnaire was used by the interviewer to collect information on changes in assets and liabilities for all families.
Form FRB2b: This form was used by the inteviewer to record changes in the family unit.
Form 2a ()
Form 2b ()
Last update: October 16, 2012