Danish Longitudinal Survey of Youth - Children (DLSY-C), Children and Parents, 2010

Principal Investigator

Mads Meier Jæger, Center for Grundskoleforskning, Aarhus Universitet



The purpose of the study ‘Danish Longitudinal Survey of Youth - children and parents (DLSY-C), 2010’ is to expand the youth longitudinal study to include three generations of Danes from the same family.



Division of work within the home, Working conditions, The placing of work, Inheritance, Occupation, Children, Children and parents, The bringing up of children, Skills upgrading, Vocational choice, Family, Family background, Family circumstances, Family life, Family structure, Relationship to children, Relationship to parents, Future, Leisure activity, Health, Upbringing conditions, Personal finance, The social ladder, Self-estimated health, Schooling, Social behavior, Social heritage, Social background, Social contact, Social mobility, Social network, Social position, Connection to the labour market, Education, Educational background, Conditions of education, Possibility of education, Educational planning, Choice of education, Appearance, Well-being


Labour and employment, Education: Compulsory and pre-school education, Education: Post-compulsory education, Social stratification and groupings: Equality and inequality, Social stratification and groupings: Social and occupational mobility, Social stratification and groupings: Family life and marriage (including household composition and generations), Social stratification and groupings: Youth, Society and culture: Social behaviour and attitudes, Social stratification and groupings: Children (see also child development and child rearing), Society and culture: Social conditions and indicators, Society and culture: Leisure, tourism and sport



Geographic Coverage


Data set

Order data

Variables: 1807
Analysis unit: Families/households


In data set: 3519
Original sample: NA


Kind of data:

Time dimension: Panel study,

Sampling procedure: Total count

Action to minimize loos: NA

Data collection

Mode of collection: Other

Test type: Other

Number of questions: 0

Data Collector: NA

Temporal coverage

Start: 1968-05-01
End: 2011-01-15


Mads Meier Jæger, Danish Longitudinal Survey of Youth - Children (DLSY-C), Children and Parents, 2010, Dansk Data Arkiv Danish Data Archive, 2016. 1 data file: DDA-27273, version: 1.0.0, http://dx.doi.org/10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-27273

Persistent identifier:

DOI: 10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-27273

Archive information

Received: 2013-05-13


Study state: The Danish Data Archive has checked and preserved the data in a long-term preservation format.
Access conditions: Free access


DDI-L-3.1 XML Study metadata

Latest version: 1.0.0

Other metadata formats

DDA XML Study description


Primary publications

  • Karlson, Kristian B.; Jæger, Mads M., Kassen, kulturen og kontakterne: Økonomisk, kulturel og socail kapital i to generationer, Dansk Sociologi, 2011
  • Holm, Anders; Jæger, Mads M., Determined to Succeed? Performance, Choice and Education, Standford University Press, 272-304, 2013