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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.
Evaluation of English Mastery Programme
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) commissioned NatCen’s Centre for Children and Families to evaluate English Mastery.
Hanen Learning Language and Loving It (LLLI)
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) commissioned NatCen’s Centre for Children and Families to evaluate Learning Language and Loving It™ – The Hanen Program® for Early Childhood Educators (Hanen LLLI).
Public Confidence in Official Statistics 2021
Trust in ONS and the statistics it produces remains high and at a similar level to 2018.
Gambling participation and prevalence
Drawing on the knowledge and expertise of stakeholders to inform the development of the new gambling survey and to generate an ongoing community of users for the official statistics.
Will COVID-19 change what the public expect of government?
Looking at how social and political attitudes have evolved during the course of the pandemic
Health Survey for England 2020-21 Feasibility Study
The Health Survey for England is a yearly survey that monitors the health of the nation. It has been running since 1991.
Low Traffic Neighbourhoods
NatCen carried out deliberative research on behalf of the European Climate Foundation (ECF) looking into low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) in England and how they could be improved.
SEED (Study of Early Education & Development) is a major longitudinal study into the impact of childcare on children throughout their childhood.
British Social Attitudes 37
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.
Society Watch 2021
The annual Society Watch series provides a snapshot of what life is like for people in Britain today, a picture of people’s lives and life opportunities presented from the cradle to the grave. Society Watch 2021 focuses on the public’s mental health.
Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
British Social Attitudes
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey
ELSA - English Longitudinal Study of Aging
English Housing Survey
Family Resources Survey
Health Survey for England
National Child Development Study
National Diet and Nutrition Survey
NatSal - National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
National Travel Survey