British Population Survey (BPS), face to face market research surveys taken monthly from 2008-2015. - 6000-8000 records a month covering internet use; supermarket preference and geodemographics. - 1000 records a month of detailed experience of marketing communications and economic outlook, intentions to purchase, motivations to purchase, participation in online surveys

Scale: Unit Postcode Family: Gender, Age Group, Numeric age, Lifestage, Ethnic Origin, Marital Status, Parent of children, Parental Status, Child Maintenance, Number in household, Presence of children in household, No. of children in household, Age of children in household Geography: Country, Standard Region 4, Standard Region 11, Urban/Rural Economics: Social Grade, Qualification level, Working status of respondent, household income, chief income earner (CIE), working status of CIE, Home tenure, main shopper, main supermarket, debit card/s, credit card/s Media: daily newspaper, Sunday newspaper, ITV station most watched Durables: no. of cars in household, TV, Satellite TV, Cable TV, Freeview, Freesat, Landline telephone, simple mobile phone, web mobile phone, video, DVD recorder, DVD player, personal computer, laptop PC, tablet PC, games console, MP3, DAB radio, DIG camera (ex phone) Internet access: internet access – frequency, internet access – method, cable broadband, ADSL broadband, other broadband, non broadband, internet access – history Internet use: emails, info-requests, info-products, purchases – not groceries, grocery shopping, bank a/c & finances, job search, play games online, online gaming for money, download music, download movies, download/stream TV, online dating, VOIP, social networks/blogs, other Month: Year and month

This controlled dataset is only available on a contract basis and the application forms and more details can be found here.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Product British Population Survey
Date Range 2008-2015
Collecting Date 2008-2015
Data Collector DataTalk
Geographical Scales Unit Postcode
Data Kind SPSS, CSV
Bounding box United Kingdom
Nation United Kingdom
Source DataTalk
Creator DataTalk; CDRC
Creator Email
Maintainer Consumer Data Research Centre
Maintainer Email


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