Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey 2007

Module: Community Relations

This page lists the questions asked within the Community Relations module in 2007. Clicking on the question name printed to the left of every question will bring you to the tables of results for that question. Publications and further information on Community Relations can be found on the Community Relations Resources page.

RLRELAGO: Are relations between Protestants and Catholics better now than 5 years ago?

RLRELFUT: Will relations between Protestants and Catholics be better in 5 years time?

MXRLGNGH: Would you prefer to live in a neighbourhood with people of only your own religion?

MXRLGWRK: Would you prefer a workplace with people of only your own religion?

OWNMXSCH: Would you prefer a school with children of only your own religion?

NINATID: Do you think of yourself as British/Irish/Ulster/Northern Irish?

BRITISH: How strongly do you feel yourself to be British?

IRISH: How strongly do you feel yourself to be Irish?

ULSTER: How strongly do you feel yourself to be Ulster?

NIRISH: How strongly do you feel yourself to be Northern Irish?

OMARRRLG: Would most people mind if a close relative were to marry someone of a different religion?

SMARRRLG: Would you mind if a close relative were to marry someone of a different religion?

WHATFLAG: What flag should be flown outside public buildings on special occasions?

REPMURAL: Have you felt intimidated by republican murals, kerb paintings, or flags?

REPMUR2: Have you felt annoyed by republican murals, kerb paintings, or flags?

MORRFLAG: Are there more republican murals and flags on display these days?

LOYMURAL: Have you felt intimidated by loyalist murals, kerb paintings, or flags?

LOYMUR2: Have you felt annoyed by loyalist murals, kerb paintings, or flags?

FLAGLAMP: Do you support flag flying on lampposts in your own neighbourhood?

MORLFLAG: Are there more loyalist murals and flags on display these days?

MORUJACK: Is the union flag flown on lampposts more often these days?

AVOIDPWK: Would you avoid workplaces situated in a mainly Protestant area?

AVOIDCWK: Would you avoid workplaces situated in a mainly Catholic area?

ISWKNEUT: Is your workplace a 'neutral space'?

SDWKNEUT: Should your workplace should be a neutral space?

ISNGNEUT: Is your neighbourhood a ‘neutral space’?

SDNGNEUT: Should your neighbourhood should be a neutral space?

ISSPNEUT: Are the shops where you do your main shopping a neutral space?

SDSPNEUT: Should the shops where you do your main shopping be a neutral space?

ISLSNEUT: Are your local shops a neutral space?

SDLSNEUT: Should you local shops be a neutral space?

WORKCULT: Do you feel you can be open about your own cultural identity in your workplace?

NGHCULT: Do you feel you can be open about your own cultural identity in your neighbourhood?

SCHLCULT: Do your children feel they can be open about their own cultural identity in their school?

SRELFRND: How many of your friends are the same religion as you?

SRELREL: How many of your relatives are the same religion as you?

SRELNGH: How many of your neighbours are the same religion as you?

FEELCATH: How favourable do you feel about people from the Catholic community?

FEELPROT: How favourable do you feel about people from the Protestant community?

CATHCULT: How much do you understand about the Catholic community’s culture and traditions?

PROTCULT: How much do you understand about the Protestant community’s culture and traditions?

RESPCATH: How much respect do you have for the Catholic community’s culture and traditions?

RESPPROT: How much respect do you have for the Protestant community’s culture and traditions?

TARGET1: Government met target: N Ireland is a normal civic society in which all individuals are equal, where differences are resolved though dialogue and where all people are treated impartially.

TARGET2: Government met target: N Ireland is a place free from displays of sectarian aggression.

TARGET3: Government met target: Towns and city centres in N Ireland are safe and welcoming places for people of all walks of life.

TARGET4: Government met target: Schools in Northern Ireland are effective at preparing pupils for life in a diverse society

TARGET5: Government met target: Schools in N Ireland are effective at encouraging understanding of the complexity of our history.

TARGET6: Government met target: The government is actively encouraging integrated schools.

TARGET7: Government met target: The government is actively encouraging schools of different religions to mix with each other by sharing facilities.

TARGET8: Government met target: The government is actively encouraging shared communities where people of all backgrounds can live, work, learn and play together.

PROTRCMX: Will mixing bring better relations between Protestants and Catholics?

MIXDPRIM: Are you in favour of more mixing in primary schools?

MIXDGRAM: Are you in favour of more mixing in secondary and grammar schools?

MIXDLIV: Are you in favour of more mixing where people live?

MIXDWORK: Are you in favour of more mixing where people work?

MIXDLEIS: Are you in favour of more mixing in people's leisure or sports activities?

MIXDMARR: Are you in favour of more mixing in people's marriages?

ULAMP1: Do town councils usually put up Union flags on lampposts?

ULAMP2: Do political parties usually put up Union flags on lampposts?

ULAMP3: Do cultural groups usually put up Union flags on lampposts?

ULAMP4: Do paramilitary groups usually put up Union flags on lampposts?

ULAMP5: Do other community groups usually put up Union flags on lampposts?

ULAMP6: Do isolated individuals usually put up Union flags on lampposts?

ULAMP7: Do you know who puts up Union flags on lampposts?

TRILAMP1: Do town councils usually put up Irish Tricolour flags on lampposts?

TRILAMP2: Do political parties usually put up Irish Tricolour flags on lampposts?

TRILAMP3: Do cultural groups usually put up Irish Tricolour flags on lampposts?

TRILAMP4: Do paramilitary groups usually put up Irish Tricolour flags on lampposts?

TRILAMP5: Do other community groups usually put up Irish Tricolour flags on lampposts?

TRILAMP6: Do isolated individuals usually put up Irish Tricolour flags on lampposts?

TRILAMP7: Do you know who puts up Irish Tricolour flags on lampposts?

WHNUFLG2: When is it legitimate to display Union flags on lampposts on main streets?

WHENTRI2: When is it legitimate to display Irish Tricolours flags on lampposts on main streets?

SHOPUFLG: Would you be less willing to shop in neighbourhoods with displays of loyalist flags or murals?

SHOPTRI: Would you be less willing to shop in neighbourhoods with displays of republican flags or murals?

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