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British Social Attitudes 36
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.
National Travel Survey
The only annual survey to look at how, why, when and where we travel.
Food and You
The latest report from the Food Standards Agency's flagship consumer survey is now available.
Survey of Londoners
A new study designed to provide a robust, up-to-date and representative evidence base on key issues for Greater London Authority’s social integration and wider social policy agendas.
Trends and context in women’s mental health
This research produces temporal trends for a range of different indicators of mental disorder, taking a gender-informed perspective on context and risk.
Lifetime gifting: reliefs, exemptions and behaviours
This research aimed to understand gifting behaviours among the British population.
Changing Patterns in Parental Time Use and Their Implications for Parental Wellbeing
Exploring how patterns of parental time use have changed in the UK over the past 15 years.
Public Confidence in Official Statistics 2018
Levels of trust in ONS and the statistics it produces remain high, having not changed significantly since 2016.
Do Scotland and England & Wales Have Different Views About Immigration?
This report compares attitudes towards immigration in Scotland with those in England & Wales.
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.
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