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  • Our research

    We find out what people really think about important social issues and how Scotland is run. 

    Our research helps government and charities make the right decisions about the big issues.

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    • Bagpipers Reports by series

      Scottish Social Attitudes

      Since 1999 we've been finding out what people in Scotland really think about the big issues affecting the nation.

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    • Bus Reports by series

      National Travel Survey

      Getting from A to B should be simple. Every year we reach out to 13,000 households to uncover how the nation is getting around and what can be done to improve things.

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    • Family mealtime Reports by series

      Scottish Health Survey

      This is a yearly survey that monitors the health of the nation. It is used by the Government to plan health services and make important policy decisions that have an impact on us all.

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    • Family watching TV Reports by series