Young Life and Times Survey

Cross Community Contact (2003 onwards)

Listed below are the questions asked in the Cross Community Contact module and the years in which they were asked. If you want to see how young people actually answered the questions in a particular year, you can click on the year beside every question.

Publications and further information on Cross Community Contact can be found on the Community Relations Resources page.

  • SCONTACT: Did you ever have contact with pupils from a different religious community? 2003 2004 2005
  • CONTACT1: Was this contact at school? 2003 2004 2005
  • CONTACT2: Was this contact as part of inter-school projects? 2003 2004 2005
  • CONTACT3: Was this contact travelling to school? 2003 2004 2005
  • CONTACT4: Was this contact (other)? 2003 2004 2005
  • SOCDIFF: How often do you socialise or play sport with people from a different religious community? 2003 2004 2005 2007 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  • FRNDREL: How many close friends do you have from the other [OR SAME] main religious community? 2003 2004 2005 2007 2011 2012 2014 2015
  • VISITFRD: How often do you visit the homes of friends who are from the other main religious community? 2003 2004 2005 2007 2011 2012
  • VISITYOU: How often do friends from the other main religious community visit your home? 2003 2004 2005 2007 2011 2012
  • FONETEXT: And how often do you phone or text friends who are from the other religious community? 2003 2004 2005 2007 2011 2012
  • CCPROJCT: Have you ever attended any cross-community projects? 2003 2004 2005 2011 2012 (Note: in 2003-2005, this question was only asked of Protestant and Catholic respondents. However, in 2011 and 2012, this question was asked of all respondents)
  • PROJPOS: How would you describe your contact with people from different religious communities? 2003 2004 2005 2011 2012
  • COMCCPR: Have you ever attended any cross-community project outside school? 2007
  • CCPRONOW: Are you currently involved in a cross-community project outside school? 2007
  • PROJPOS2: In the most recent cross-community project you took part in, how was your contact with people from different backgrounds? 2007
  • CCPROACT: In the most recent cross-community project you took part in, were you actively involved in the organisation and running of the programme? 2007
  • YPCR2GTH: Can young people make a contribution in bringing the two communities together? 2013 2014
  • YPCONTCR: Are young people already making a big contribution to bringing the two communities together? 2013 2014
  • SPBARREL: Is sport good for breaking down religious barriers? 2014
  • SPSCHSEG: Are segregated schools a major cause of segregation in sport? 2014
  • LIVEPL: How far do you currently live from the nearest Peace Line? 2014
  • PREVPL: Have you ever previously lived near a Peace Line? 2014
  • PLNECESS: Are peace lines still necessary? 2014
  • ENVNOPL: Can you envisage a time when we will have no Peace Lines in Northern Ireland? 2014
  • LIKENOPL: And would you like the Peace Lines to come down now or in the near future? 2014

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