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Reading Current Population Survey (CPS) Basic Monthly Data with SAS, SPSS, or Stata





These SAS, SPSS, and Stata files were created by Jean Roth at the NBER to make access to the BLS/Census Current Population Survey data more straightforward and easy.

The corresponding data files are available at NBER's CPS Basic Monthly Data page. and/or the Census and BLS CPS homepage and Data Download page.

To download files in Internet Explorer, right click on them and select "Save Target As...". If you want to print the files, cut out the parts you don't want first. Each file has thousands of lines.

Updates and changes.



Month & Year SAS SPSS Stata .do Stata .dct
January 1989 - December 1991 cpsbjan89.sas cpsbjan89.sps cpsbjan89.do cpsbjan89.dct
January 1992 - December 1993 cpsbjan92.sas cpsbjan92.sps cpsbjan92.do cpsbjan92.dct
January 1994 - March 1994 cpsbjan94.sas cpsbjan94.sps cpsbjan94.do cpsbjan94.dct
April 1994 - May 1995 cpsbapr94.sas cpsbapr94.sps cpsbapr94.do cpsbapr94.dct
June 1995 - August 1995 cpsbjun95.sas cpsbjun95.sps cpsbjun95.do cpsbjun95.dct
September 1995 - December 1997 cpsbsep95.sas cpsbsep95.sps cpsbsep95.do cpsbsep95.dct
January 1998 - December 2002 cpsbjan98.sas cpsbjan98.sps cpsbjan98.do cpsbjan98.dct
January 2003 - April 2004 cpsbjan03.sas cpsbjan03.sps cpsbjan03.do cpsbjan03.dct
May 2004 - July 2005 cpsbmay04.sas cpsbmay04.sps cpsbmay04.do cpsbmay04.dct
August 2005 - December 2006 cpsbaug05.sas cpsbaug05.sps cpsbaug05.do cpsbaug05.dct
January 2007 - December 2008 cpsbjan07.sas cpsbjan07.sps cpsbjan07.do cpsbjan07.dct
December 2007 Revised Weights cpsrwdec07.sas cpsrwdec07.sps cpsrwdec07.do cpsrwdec07.dct
January 2009 - December 2009 cpsbjan09.sas cpsbjan09.sps cpsbjan09.do cpsbjan09.dct
January 2010 - April 2012 cpsbjan10.sas cpsbjan10.sps cpsbjan10.do cpsbjan10.dct
May 2012 - December 2012 cpsbmay12.sas cpsbmay12.sps cpsbmay12.do cpsbmay12.dct
January 2013 - December 2013 cpsbjan13.sas cpsbjan13.sps cpsbjan13.do cpsbjan13.dct
January 2014 - cpsbjan2014.sas cpsbjan2014.sps cpsbjan2014.do cpsbjan2014.dct

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Last Update: March 24, 2014 Created by Jean Roth January 12, 2001
 
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