Are the same questions asked in each wave?

Not all information can (or indeed needs to) be collected at every round of interviews. The content of the questionnaires in each round of Understanding Society is the result of a complicated balancing of questions that are asked every year, questions that are event triggered (i.e., only asked after specific events such as leaving school or a divorce), and regular periodic questions (such as on social networks, environmental attitudes). Further information: UKHLS Long-Term Content Plan