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Month Topics Years available 
Monthly Housing vacancy 1956-2014
January Displaced workers
(also see February)  
1984-1992, 2002-2014
(even years)
  Housing tenure/children
(also see July)  
1972, 1974-77 
  Job finding   1973
  Job tenure and occupational mobility 
(also see February)
1973, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1987, 1991, 2002-2014
(even years)
  Job training   1983, 1984, 1991 
  Tobacco use
(also see February, May, June, July, Aug, Sept and Nov; also see Aug and Sept (Smoking))
1993, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2011, 2015
  Unbanked/underbanked (also see June) 2009
  Unemployment insurance (also see May, July, and Nov) 2005
February  Cell phone (also see Mar, July, and Nov (Telephone availability)) 2004
  Contingent work   1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2005
  Displaced workers
(also see Jan)  
1994, 1996, 1998, 2000
  Job tenure and occupational mobility 
(also see January)
1996, 1998, 2000
  Public participation in the arts (also see May, July, Aug) 2013, 2014
  Tobacco use
(also see Jan, May, June, July, Aug, Sept and Nov; also see Aug and Sept (Smoking))
2002, 2003
  Unemployment compensation
(also see May, June, Aug, and Nov)
1990, 1993 
March After-tax money income   1981-86, 1992-95 
  CPS/Social Security summary earnings exact match   1978
  Demographic data
(Annual Demographic File [ASEC])  
1968-2014
  Telephone availability
(via Annual Demographic Files (ADF); also see July and Nov; also Feb (Cell phone))  
1984-2001
  Value of noncash benefits   1980, 1982-86, 1992-95 
April  Child support and alimony
(March/April match)  
1979, 1982-2014 (even years)
  Employee benefits
(also see May; also see Aug (Retiree health insurance) and Sept (Health and pension benefits))  
1993
  Food security (sufficiency) 
(also see Aug, Sept and Dec)
1995-2001
(odd years)
  Food stamp participation
(also see Aug and Dec)  
1975-77 
  Immigration (April/March/June match)  
(also see April and June; also June, July (Emigration), Aug (Immigration/emigration), and Nov (immigration/emigration/language))  
1983
 

Immigration
(also see April/March/June match and June; also June, July (Emigration), Aug (Immigration/emigration) and Nov (immigration/emigration/language))  

1983
  Swine flu immunization   not released
  Veterans
(also see July, Aug, Sept, Nov)
1985
  Volunteer work (also see May (Volunteer workers) and Sept (Volunteer/s)) 1974
May Adult education   1978, 1981, 1984 
  Disability 2012
  Employee benefits
(also see April; also see Aug (Retiree health insurance) and Sept (Health and pension benefits)
1988
  Job search of the employed   1977
  Job search of the unemployed   1976
  Multiple job holding and premium pay   1969-81, 1985, 1989, 1991 
  Pension/retirement coverage
(May/March/June match) 
1979, 1983, 1988 
  Post-secondary school enrollment
(also see Oct)
1974
  Private household workers
(also see November)
1971
  Public participation in the arts
(also see Feb, July, August)
2008
  Race and ethnicity
(also see July)
1995
  Shift work/flexitime   1980, 1981, 1985, 1989, 1991 
  Tobacco use
(also see Jan, February, June , July, Aug, Sept and Nov; also see Aug and Sept (Smoking))
1993, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2006, 2010, 2011 (follow-up of May 2010), 2015
  Unemployment compensation
(also see February, June, Aug, and Nov) 
1989, 2005
  Unemployment insurance (also see Jan, July, and Nov) 2005
  Volunteer workers (also see April (Volunteer work) and Sept (Volunteer/s)) 1989
  Work schedule/home-based work 1991, 1997, 2001, 2004
June  Child care
(also see Dec)  
1977, 1982 
  Emigration
(also see July; also Aug (Immigration/emigration), and Nov (immigration/emigration/language))
not released
  Fertility and birth expectations  1973-77, 1979-88, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1998-2014(even years), 2009
  Fertility and birth expectations
(June/March match)  
1983
  Immigration
(also see April and April/March/June match; also June, July (Emigration), Aug (Immigration/emigration) and Nov (immigration/emigration/language))  
1986, 1988, 1991 
  Lead paint hazard awareness
(also see Dec)
1997
  Marital history  (also see Marriage and birth history)) 1985, 1990, 1995 
  Marriage and birth history  (also see Marital history) 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990
  Tobacco use
(also see Jan, February, May, July, Aug, Sept and Nov; also see Aug and Sept (Smoking))
2001, 2003
  Unbanked/Underbanked (also see Jan) 2011, 2013
  Unemployment compensation
(also see February, May, Aug, and Nov)
1993
July  Computer and internet use (also see Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec; also Aug (Computer/internet use), Oct (School enrollment and internet use), and Nov (Computer use)) 2011, 2013
  Educational attainment
(also see Dec (GED recipiency))
1995
  Emigration
(also see June; also Aug (Immigration/emigration), and Nov (immigration/emigration/language))  
not released
  Housing tenure/children
(also see Jan)  
1977, 1978 
  Public participation in the arts (also see Feb, May, Aug) 2012
  Race and ethnicity
(also see May)
2000
  Survey of languages   1975
  Telephone availability
(also see March ADF and Nov; also Feb (Cell phone))  
1984-2001
  Tobacco use (also see Jan, Feb, May, June, Aug, Sept, and Nov; also see Aug and Sept (Smoking)) 2014
  Unemployment insurance (also see January, May, and Nov) 2005
  Veterans (also see April, Aug, Sept, Nov) 2010
August Computer/internet use
(also see July, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec (Computer and interent use); also Oct (School enrollment and internet use), and Nov (Computer use))  
2000
  Food security (sufficiency) 
(also see April, Sept and Dec)
1998
  Food stamp participation
(also see April and Dec)  
1977
  Immigration/emigration (also see April, April/March/June Match, and June (Immigration); also June, July (Emigration), Nov (immigration/emigration/language)) 2008
  Public participation in the arts
(also see Feb, May, July)
2002
  Retiree health insurance
(also see Sept (Health and pension benefits)  
1988
  School lunch program participants   1977
  Smoking
(also see Sept; also see Jan, February, May, June, July, Aug, Sept, and Nov (Tobacco use))
1967-68 
  Tobacco use
(also see Jan, February, May, June, July, Sept, and Nov; also see Aug and Sept (Smoking))
2006, 2010
  Unemployment compensation
(see February, May, June, and Nov)
1989, 1993 
  Veterans
(see also April, July, Sept and Nov)  
1995, 1997, 2001-2013 (odd years), 2012, 2014
September Computer and internet use
(also see July, Oct, Nov, Dec; also Aug (Computer/internet use), Oct (School enrollment and internet use), and Nov (Computer use))  
2001
  Food security (sufficiency) 
(also see April, Aug and Dec)
1996, 2000
  Health and pension benefits
(also see April and May (Employee benefits) and Aug(Retiree health insurance))
1994
  Immunization
(also see Apr (Swine flu immunization))
1969, 1977-85 
  Smoking
(also see Aug; see also Jan, February, May, June, July, Aug, Sept, and Nov (Tobacco use)) 
1985, 1989, 1990 
  Tobacco use
(also see Jan, February, May, June, July, Aug, and Nov; also see Aug and Sept (Smoking))  
1992, 1995, 1998
  Veterans
(also see April, July, Aug, and Nov)  
1989, 1991, 1993, 1999 
  Volunteer/s (also see April (Volunteer work) and May (Volunteer workers)) 2002-2014
October Computer and internet use
(also see July, Sept, Nov, Dec; also Aug (Computer/internet use), Oct (School enrollment and internet use), and Nov (computer use))
1994, 1997, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012
  Language proficiency and disability 2004
  Library use 2002
  Post-secondary school enrollment
(also see May)  
1973
  Recent college graduates   not released
  School enrollment   1968-2014
  School enrollment and internet use 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012
 
November Civic engagement 2008-2011, 2013, 2014
  Computer use
(also see July, Sept, Oct, Nov, and Dec (Computer and internet use); also Aug (Computer/internet use), and Oct (School enrollment and internet use))
1994
  Computer and internet use (also see July, Sept, Oct, and Dec; also Aug (Computer/internet use), Oct (School enrollment and internet use), and Nov (Computer use)) 2007
  Ethnic background and literacy   1969, 1979, 1989 
  Immigration/emigration/language
(also see April, April/March/June match, and June (Immigration); also June, July (Emigration), Aug (Immigration/Emigration))
1989
  Multiple job holding   not released
  Private household workers (also see May) 1974
  Telephone availability
(also see March ADF and July; also Feb (Cell phone))  
1983-2001 
  Tobacco use
(also see Jan, February, May, June, July, Aug, and Sept; also see Aug and Sept (Smoking)) 
2001, 2003
  Unemployment compensation (also see Feb, May, June, and Aug) 1989, 1993
  Unemployment insurance (also see Jan, May, July) 2005
  Veterans
(also see April, July, Aug, and Sept)  
1987
  Voting and registration 1972-2014
(even years) 
December Child care (also see June)
(also see June)  
1984
  Computer and internet use (also see July, Sept, Oct, Nov; also Aug (Computer/internet use), Oct (School enrollment and internet use), and Nov (computer use)) 1998
  Farm wage workers   1975-87
(odd years) 
  Food security (sufficiency) 
(also see April, Aug and Sept)
2001-2014
  Food stamp participation
(also see April and Aug)  
1975
  GED recipiency (also see July (Educational attainment) not released
  Lead paint
(also see June(Lead paint hazard awareness))
1994
  Receipt of pension benefits   1989
     
Sources: Census and You, September 1996 (pp. 8-9)  
  CPS Technical Paper 63RV, Design and Methodology, March 2002 (p. 94)  
  Census Bureau web site  
  Current Population Survey: Supplemental Surveys