N. Ireland Life and Times Survey (NILT)

NEW!!! Results of the 2022 NI Life and Times Survey are now available.

You can view the results of the previous NILT surveys here.


YLT 2019 results available

Since 1998, the Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey has recorded the attitudes, values and beliefs of local adults to a wide range of social policy issues.

On this site, you can find results, datasets, publications, questionnaires and technical details of the survey.

Please browse the site using the menus at the top of the page.


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NILT is a freely available resource for anyone interested in attitudes of people in Northern Ireland. There is no charge to use the statistics or data available on this website. However, we are always interested in how the findings are used, and so would be very grateful if you would let us know how you have used them. In particular, copies or links to reports or articles are very welcome. Our contact details are available in the Helpline section.