Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey (NILT)

Results from the 2023 survey are now available!

You can view the results of the previous NILT surveys here
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The Northern Ireland Life and Times (NILT) Survey records the attitudes, values and beliefs of adults to a wide range of social policy issues.  This annual survey has been running since 1998.

On this site, you can find results, datasets, publications, questionnaires and technical notes relating to the survey.


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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.

Our contact details are available in the Contact us section.