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Detailed data are available for analysis.

Anonymised versions of the National Survey for Wales datasets, together with supporting documentation, have been deposited with the UK Data Archive (some information is removed to ensure confidentiality is preserved). These datasets may be accessed by registered users for specific research projects.

Six datasets are available from the archive; January to March 2012, April 2012 – March 2013, April 2013 – March 2014, April 2012 – March 2014 (2year combined data), April 2014 – March 2015 and April 2016 – March 2017.

From time to time, researchers may wish to analyse more detailed data than is available from the UK Data Archive. Requests for such data will be considered on a case by case basis. For further details, contact

To assist those who wish to analyse National Survey data, we have produced a Data User Guide and variable catalogues. The Data User Guide provides some background to the survey, describes the datasets available, and provides guidance on how to undertake basic analysis. The variable catalogues provide an overview of both National Survey datasets. They allow users to see what variables are available and whether the variables have been deposited in the UK Data Archive.

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