Response rates

Face-to-face response rate
2012: 52.1% (AAPOR RR2)
2014: 47.5% (AAPOR RR1)

Cumulative response rate at panel registration
2012: 18.5%
2014: 21.0%
Overall: 20.1%

Note: conservative estimates based on all original panel members; wave-on-wave ineligibles (e.g. deceased/moved abroad) not excluded from gross sample


n2012 sample    
n2014 sample  
Completion rate                
Cumulative response rate
Wave 1 (September 2012)  1483
92.5% 17.1% 
Wave 2 (November 2012) 1171
73.1%13.5%
Wave 3 (January 2013) 1238
77.2% 14.3%
Wave 4 (March 2013) 1118
69.7% 12.9%
Wave 5 (May 2013) 1141
71.2% 13.1%
Wave 6 (July 2013) 1117
69.7% 12.9%
Wave 7 (September 2013) 1100
68.6% 12.7%
Wave 8 (November 2013) 1073
66.9% 12.4%
Wave 9 (January 2014) 1064
66.4% 12.3%
Wave 10 (March 2014) 992
61.9%
11.4%
Wave 11 (May 2014) 964
60.1% 11.1%
Wave 12 (July 2014) 936
58.4% 10.8%
Wave 13 (September 2014) 965 3209 86.5% 17.8%
Wave 14 (November 2014)        
948 2627 72.4% 14.8%
Wave 15 (January 2015) 913 2651 72.6% 14.9%
Wave 16 (March 2015) 878 2548 69.8% 14.3%
Wave 17 (May 2015) 883 2460 67.8% 13.9%
Wave 18 (July 2015) 844 2343 64.6% 13.2%
Wave 19 (September 2015) 850 2367 65.2% 13.4%
Wave 20 (November 2015) 859 2300 63.8% 13.0%
Wave 21 (January 2016) 860 2338 64.7% 13.2%
Wave 22 (March 2016) 878 2265 63.3% 12.9%
Wave 23 (May 2016) 793 2148 59.5% 12.2%
Wave 24 (July 2016) 810 2076 58.1% 11.9%
Wave 25 (September 2016) 821 2083 58.4% 11.9%
Wave 26 (November 2016) 823 2085 58.5% 11.9%

An overview of the recruitment into the GIP 2012 and 2014 can be found here.