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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Explore this 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.
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.
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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