The following is a list of known errors in the PSID release files. Once errors are corrected, the relevant data files will be re-released.

Please report any data errors to the PSID Help Desk at

October 20, 2011

Taxable income calculation - Details
FILE TYPE: Family    YEARS: 2003 2005

Head dividend income when earned jointly with wife - Details
FILE TYPE: Family     YEARS: 2003 2005 2007 2009

Interest income calculation when using wealth data - Details
FILE TYPE: Family     YEARS: 2003 2005 2007 2009

August 06, 1998

Improbable values for a few cases - Details
FILE TYPE: Telephone health questionnaire supplement file    YEAR: 1990

June 19, 1998

Incorrect calculations for nine variables from 1990 census extract files - Details
FILE TYPE: Census extract files   YEAR: 1990