Community Relations Resources

Questions on Community Relations were asked in the Northern Ireland Life and Times (NILT) Survey in 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 2016 and 2017.
Questions on respect were asked in NILT in 2016 and 2017.
Further questions on identity were asked in the NILT Identity module in 2007.
Questions were Community Relations were asked of 12-17 year olds in the Young Life and Times Survey in 1998, 1999 and 2000, and of 16 year olds in 2003,
2004, 2005, 2006 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

ARK Resources


    • The Together: Building a United Community Strategy, published on May 23 2013, reflects the Northern Ireland Executive’s commitment to improving community relations and continuing the journey towards a more united and shared society.
    • The Shared Future site provides background documents and conference reports relating to the 2005 Policy and Strategic Framework for Good Relations in Northern Ireland.
    • Good Relations and Social Change is part of the remit of The Executive Office.
    • Data from the Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey form part of the Good Relations Indicators published by The Executive Office.
    • The Community Relations Council was set up to promote better community relations between Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland and, equally, to promote recognition of cultural diversity. Visit their web site for details of their services and information.
    • The 2012 Attitudes to Peacewalls project explored public awareness of and attitudes towards peace walls, to feed into public debate and policy making.

The following report uses data from the Life and Times Community Relations module:



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