Description: Monitoring the Future (MTF) is an ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults.
Population: Nationwide sample of 50,000 eighth, tenth, and twelfth graders are surveyed.
Periodicity: Survey administered annually starting in 1975. Data available through 2018 collection period.
Additional relevant topics covered in this dataset: Work, financial security, demographic and family background characteristics, family structure.
(Information adapted from the publisher)
For more information, please see the Compendium of Family-Self Sufficiency Databases.