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  • Release date: 25 September 2014
  • Period covered: 2013-14
  • Next update: 30 October 2014
The National Survey for Wales is a study of adults across the whole of Wales.

Headline and more in-depth results based on interviews from April 2013 to March 2014 are published here.  

Latest publication

Report on internet use, which was published on 25 September 2014.

Next publication

Results from the first two years of the survey combined will be published on 30 October 2014.

More information

For more details about the survey see 'Background information.

Headline and in-depth results on a range of topics from 2012-13 see 'Past releases'.

Update on plans for 2015-16

We are currently looking at different options for delivering a number of large-scale surveys of people in Wales. These surveys include the National Survey for Wales, the Welsh Health Survey, and regular surveys commissioned by some WG-funded bodies such as Sport Wales, Arts Council Wales, and Natural Resources Wales.

To allow us to develop and introduce the new approach, fieldwork under the current National Survey contract will end in March 2015, with the results of the 2014-15 interviews to be published shortly afterwards. There will be no National Survey undertaken in 2015-16.

In late 2014, we expect to start consulting with users on some of the details of the new approach to surveys. We will then work with survey users in 2015-16 to clarify their information needs and develop the survey content. The aim is for fieldwork under the revised approach to begin in 2016-17.

To contact the Welsh Government team that runs the National Survey, email surveys@wales.gsi.gov.uk or call 029 2082 6685.

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