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If you are a student, in any country, you may access the microdata for free. If you are not a student, your access to the microdata depends upon whether the country of your affiliation is an active financial contributor to LIS. If the chart below indicates that you are subject to an individual user fee, and you wish to arrange payment, please contact admin@lisdatacenter.org.

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If you are a researcher based in a supranational institution, please see Access Eligibility for Supranational Institutions.

Income classification of countries is based on per-capita GNI.

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Australia free free free free free free
Austria free free free free free individual user fees apply, as of 01/01/2012 high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
Belgium free free free free free free
Brazil free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Canada free free free free free free
Chile free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
China free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Colombia free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Cyprus free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Czech Rep free free free free free individual user fees apply high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
Denmark free free free free free individual user fees apply, as of 01/01/2012 high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
Dominican Rep. free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Egypt free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Estonia free free free free free individual user fees apply high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
Finland free free free free free free
France free free free free free free
Germany free free free free free free
Greece free free free free free individual user fees apply high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
Guatemala free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Hungary free free free free free individual user fees apply high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
India free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Ireland free free free free free free
Israel free free free free free free
Italy free free free free free free
Japan free free free free free free
Luxembourg free free free free free free
Mexico free free free free free individual user fees apply middle-income country fee: €250 per quarter (or €1000 per year)
Netherlands free free free free free free
Norway free free free free free free
Panama free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Paraguay free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Peru free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Poland free free free free free individual user fees apply high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
Romania free free free free free individual user fees apply middle-income country fee: €250 per quarter (or €1000 per year)
Russia free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Serbia free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
Slovak Rep. free free free free free individual user fees apply high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
Slovenia free free free free free individual user fees apply high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
South Africa free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
South Korea free free free free free free
Spain free free free free free free
Sweden free free free free free free
Switzerland free free free free free free
Taiwan free free free free free individual user fees apply high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
UK free free free free free free
US free free free free free free
Uruguay free free free free free free until 12/31/2014
other high-income countries free free free free free individual user fees apply high-income country fee: €500 per quarter (or €2000 per year)
other middle-income countries free free free free free individual user fees apply middle-income country fee: €250 per quarter (or €1000 per year)
low-income countries free free free free free individual user fees apply low-income country fee: €125 per quarter (or €500 per year)