The indispensable annual British Social Attitudes survey compiles, describes and comments on a range of current social attitudes. The series charts changes in British social values, with annual surveys carried out from a nationwide sample of around 3,500 people by the National Centre for Social Research's team of interviewers.The 18th Report summarizes and interprets data from the most recent survey, and makes comparisons with findings from previous years.

Just a Piece of Paper? Marriage and Cohabitation


Marriages in Britain are now at their lowest level since 1917 and the divorce rate (although now declining slightly) is the highest in the European Union (Eurostat, 2(00). Against this backdrop, heterosexual cohabitation (living together as husband and wife without being married) has increased ...

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