National Survey for Wales
The National Survey for Wales involves around 12,000 people each year and covers a wide range of topics. It runs all year round, across the whole of Wales. The results are used by the Welsh Government to help make Wales a better place to live.
National Survey for Wales: April 2021 to March 2022
Results are based on telephone interviews and online questionnaires asked of people across Wales.
All the available National Survey results can be accessed through our results viewer.
Results by topic
Below is a list of the broad topic areas covered in the National Survey. Each link includes all the reports related to that topic area by survey year.
Local area, community and environment
Local authorities, access to services and facilities, feeling safe, community cohesion, active travel, environmental action, and recycling.
Wellbeing and finances
Wellbeing, loneliness, deprivation, volunteering, job satisfaction, caring, finances, and pets.
Accommodation and energy.
Democracy and government
Decision making, satisfaction with local authority and public services, taxes, and the Welsh Government.
People's health status, illnesses, and health-related lifestyles.
Internet, skills and media
Internet access, skills and use.
Culture and Welsh language
Welsh language, arts, heritage sites, libraries, and museums.
Sport and recreation
Sport participation and demand.
Children and education
Childcare, play, online safety, and education.
NHS and social care
Health and social care services.
Results by year
From April 2016 to March 2017 onwards, the National Survey replaced the April 2012 to March 2015 National Survey, the Welsh Health Survey, Active Adults Survey, Arts in Wales Survey, and Welsh Outdoor Recreation Survey, as agreed by Cabinet in 2014.
Details about how the survey is developed and carried out.
If you have any questions, please contact the National Survey team at firstname.lastname@example.org on our General enquiry Line 0300 025 2021.