Collecting age & tenure attribute data

10 May 23 | Knowledge Base

You’ve decided to collect employee feedback using an anonymous survey, and you know you need to collect attribute data. How should you structure your questions?

Two of the most common and useful attributes you can include are age and tenure. These two attributes alone provide insight into demographic and experiential factors that can influence respondent feedback and behaviour. Here are our recommendations on how to collect this attribute data.

Collecting age data

Question type: Select one

Question: What is your age?


  • 16 – 24
  • 25 – 34
  • 35 – 44
  • 45 – 54
  • 55 – 64
  • 65 – 74
  • 75+
  • Prefer not to say

Attribute name: Age

Collecting tenure data

Question type: Select one

Question: How long have you worked at our organisation?


  • 0 – 0.5 year
  • 0.5 – 1 year
  • 1 – 2 years
  • 2 – 5 years
  • 5 – 10 years
  • 10 – 20 years
  • 20+ years
  • Prefer not to say

Attribute name: Tenure

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