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We find out what people really think about important social issues and how Britain is run.
Our research helps government and charities make the right decisions about the big issues.
British Social Attitudes
The British Social Attitudes survey has been carried out annually since 1983 and is our longest running survey. Over 90,000 people have taken part in the study so far.
Do Scotland and England & Wales Have Different Views About Immigration?
This report compares attitudes towards immigration in Scotland with those in England & Wales.
Inequalities in health and service use among people with borderline intellectual impairment
This report, produced in collaboration with Professor Angela Hassiotis and others, sets out the extent to which people with borderline intellectual impairment face inequalities in health and use of services compared with the rest of the population, and seeks to improve awareness of these inequalities.
Mental Health of Children and Young People Survey
This survey is part of a series which provides England’s Official Statistics on trends in child mental health. It was commissioned by NHS Digital, with funding from the Department of Health, and we collaborated with ONS.
Low and middle-income parents' understanding of childcare entitlements: A qualitative study
This research looks into how low and middle income parents access childcare options and the system of entitlements available to them.
Survey of Childcare and Early Years Providers
The Survey of Childcare and Early Years Providers is a major research project that produces official statistics about childcare and early years provision in England. It provides the Department for Education with the critical information needed to monitor and evaluate childcare and early years provision.
The experiences of victims of hate crime
The research looks at the experiences of victims of hate crime; their decision-making, motivations for and barriers to reporting these crimes; and their experiences with the police, criminal justice system and support services.
Enhancing Diversity in Policing
This report looks at enhancing diversity within police forces across recruitment, retention and progression, and the importance of diversity for a representative police force and community engagement.
Attitudes to tax and spending
We provide an analysis of how attitudes toward tax and spending have shifted across the entire period (over 30 years) that British Social Attitudes (BSA) has been running.
British Social Attitudes
Tracking changes in people's social, political and moral attitudes since 1983
Scottish Social Attitudes
Sister survey to British Social Attitudes focusing on changes in attitudes in Scotland since 1999
What UK Thinks: EU
UK attitudes to the EU and the EU Referendum
What Scotland Thinks
Attitudes to how Scotland and the UK should be governed
Health Survey for England
Health trends since 1991