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.
Following on from the easing of restrictions from the NI Executive, NISRA plan on reopening the secure environment to researchers from Tuesday 1st June. While this will initially be on a restricted basis, it is...Read More
NILS Univariate Synthetic data can now be requested for a NILS project to facilitate remote writing of code without needing access to real data and the secure room. Please note that timescales for producing the univariate...Read More
We hope you are all staying safe and well during these times. Now, more than ever, health and social research will be essential to understanding and shaping the economic and societal recovery as we emerge...Read More