The Northern Ireland Longitudinal Study (NILS) is a wide-ranging database of people and their major life events, stretching back decades. Census information for 1981 to 2011 is linked with other administrative datasets such as vital events, school data, property information, health card registrations, weather and pollution amongst others.
The data can provide evidence for research into social issues and the evaluation of government policies.
Dear All Following on from the easing of restrictions from the NI Executive, NISRA plan on reopening the secure environment to researchers from Monday 28th February 2022. All researchers returning to the secure...Read More
The NISRA secure environment will be closing for the Christmas break on the week commencing Monday 20th December. We plan to reopen on week commencing Monday 10thJanuary 2022. Any booking requests for the week...Read More
On Tues 14th September 2021, we had our first seminar hosted by ARK on Covid-related research potential using the Northern Ireland Longitudinal Study. It was an informative session and really useful to hear from perspectives outside...Read More