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National Noise Attitude Survey 2012 - NO0237

Description
NNAS 2012 is a major face-to-face survey of attitudes to environmental, neighbour and neighbourhood noise. This includes noise from transportation sources, noise from inside and outside other people’s homes, and noise arising from within the community, such as industrial and entertainment premises. Two large-scale surveys on attitudes to noise have been previously conducted on behalf of Defra and its predecessor body, in 1990 and in 2000. To help ensure that policy making is based on up to date evidence, Defra commissioned a new survey to examine current experiences of, attitudes to noise. The survey was also designed to examine any changes over the last decade.
Objective
To support its work, Defra needs up-to-date information on current attitudes to noise among the population. Two large-scale surveys on attitudes to noise have been previously conducted on behalf of Defra and its predecessor body (the Department for the Environment), in 1991 and in 2000 (NNAS2000).
To bring this information up to date, Defra commissioned a new survey to examine what is the current experience of noise, and attitudes to it, and whether that has changed over the last decade. The new project had two principal objectives:
• to provide the Government with a good estimate of current attitudes to various aspects of environmental, neighbour and neighbourhood noise (including the percentage of the population affected); and
• to allow the Government to detect any substantive changes in attitudes to noise in the UK since the 2000 survey.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Summary Report V1.0   (1036k)
• ANX - Annex : Volume 1 Method V1.0   (3328k)
• ANX - Annex : Volume 2 Current Attitudes V1.0   (1387k)
• ANX - Annex : Volume 3 Comparison with NNAS2000 V1.0   (419k)
• ANX - Annex : Volume 4 Regional Data V1.0   (2556k)
• ANX - Annex : Volume 5 Factors Associated with Response V1.0   (936k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2011

To: 2012

Cost: £240,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
G F K N O P Social Research
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Fields of Study
Noise