Opinions and Lifestyle Survey Frequently Asked Questions
Which years of
the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey are available?
Data is available from October 1990 onwards (when the survey began). For an
up-to-date list of available datasets, please refer to the Dataset
What format is
the data available in?
Most years of the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey are available in SPSS, STATA and ASCII
Where can I
obtain statistics and tables from the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey?
Recent press releases and reports in the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey series are available on the
Division web pages.
Before I order,
how do I find out what questions/variables are included?
Variable lists and PDF user guides (including questionnaires) are freely available
via the Doc column in the Dataset
Opinions and Lifestyle Survey include information at the person level?
Yes. Information is held at the household level, family level and individual
Is there a more
There is a
generic FAQ for all surveys available.