Young Life and Times (YLT) Survey

Results from the 2023 survey are now available!

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


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The Young Life and Times (YLT) Survey records the attitudes and opinions of 16 year olds in Northern Ireland about the issues that concern them. This annual survey has been running since 2003. 

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


Latest publications



YLT 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.