Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey 2020

Fieldwork for the 2020 survey was carried out between 8th October and 8th December 2020. 1,292 adults aged 18 years or over were interviewed.

Click on the topics below to see all the questions asked on that topic in 2020. You can then link to tables and charts of results for each question.

Other resources

The NILT team would like to thank our colleagues and funders who contributed to the 2020 Life and Times Survey, in particular, Department of Justice, Economic and Social Research Council, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Police Ombudsman's Office, Public Health Agency, Public Prosecution Service, Queen's University Belfast (School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work) and The Executive Office. We would especially like to thank all the respondents to the survey.

The 2020 Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey received ethical approval from the Ethics Committee in the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Social Work, Queen's University Belfast.


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All work that uses or refers to the 2020 Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey should acknowledge it using the following bibliographic citation:
ARK. Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 2020 [computer file]. ARK [distributor], June 2021

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