The Potential of Existing Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Surveys to Support the Commonwealth Games 2014 Legacy Evaluation

The review focusses on data sources not already in use in the evaluation (eg in the baseline report or on the Assessing Legacy website) that could shed insight into the extent to which Scotland’s games legacy ambitions are met over time, especially in the areas of sports participation; volunteering; cultural engagement and civic pride.


Understanding Society

University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research and NatCen Social Research, Understanding Society: Waves 1-2, 2009-2011 [computer file]. 4th Edition. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive [distributor], January 2013. SN: 6614,

Life Opportunities Survey

Office for National Statistics. Social Survey Division, Life Opportunities Survey: Wave One, 2009-2011: Special Licence Access [computer file]. 3rd Edition. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive [distributor], March 2012. SN: 6654,

Glasgow Household Survey

Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Household Survey: Spring autumn 2008, spring 2012 and autumn 2012. Available on Glasgow City Council website:

Scottish Household Survey

Scottish Government, Scottish Household Survey: 2011. Available at:

Scottish Health Survey

Scottish Government, Scottish Health Survey: 2011. Available at:


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