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  • Our research

    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.

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    • Woman reading paper Reports by series

      British Social Attitudes

      For 30 years we've been finding out what people in Britain really think about the big issues affecting the nation. It's our longest running survey with over 90,000 participants to date. 

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    • Family watching TV Reports by series

      National Diet and Nutrition Survey

      We're still not eating enough fruit, vegetables, oily fish and fibre, with people on the lowest income eating the least healthily. 

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    • Bagpipers Reports by series

      Scottish Social Attitudes Survey

      We've been tracking the views of people in Scotland since 1999. This series is an important source of independent survey data on changing public attitudes.

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    • Family mealtime Reports by series

      The Health Survey for England

      This is a yearly survey that monitors the health of the nation. It is used by the Government to plan health services and make important policy decisions that have an impact on us all.

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    • Couple in lounge Reports by series

      National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles

      Are we having more sex or less? Find out how Britain's sexual behaviour has changed over the last two decades.

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    • Man at allotment Reports by series

      English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)

      This survey follows the lives of people in England ages 50 and over, providing insights into how their circumstances change over time.

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    • Bus Reports by series

      National Travel Survey

      Getting from A to B should be simple. Every year we reach out to 13,000 households to uncover how the nation is getting around and what can be done to improve things.

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  • Have you been asked to take part in one of our studies?

    If you've recieved a letter in the post or an interviewer has contacted you about taking part in a survey, please go to Taking Part.