A description of birth cohorts (PDF)
If you cannot open or read this document, you can ask for a different format.
Understanding Society enables comparative research based on the same data across a wide range of adult cohorts, and has data on more recent (child) birth cohorts not collected in specific cohort studies. We identified a number of actions for the study to more fully capture life histories of those joining the study to enhance its value for cohort analysis.
Page last updated: 17 March 2022