Community Life Survey: general information

This page provides answers to frequently asked questions about the Community Life Survey.



The Cabinet Office commissioned the Community Life Survey to track the latest trends and developments across areas that are key to encouraging social action and empowering communities.

For information on National Statistics standards which was previously hosted on this page, see Standards and policies for Cabinet Office statistics.

Published 12 February 2013
Last updated 21 July 2015 + show all updates
  1. Frequently asked questions updated.
  2. Added link to 2013 to 2014 survey data.
  3. Frequently asked questions updated.
  4. First published.