NI OPINION PANEL 'TRACKER' POLL (FEBRUARY 2018)

LucidTalk run, and have been running, regular Northern Ireland (NI) Opinion Panel 'Tracker Polls' every 3 months to constantly gauge and estimate NI public opinion on a wide range of issues e.g. politics, business, consumer, lifestyle etc. Here we present the report from our February 2018 NI-Wide Opinion Panel Tracker Poll - this poll-project aimed to research NI representative opinions and views covering a range of issues including for this poll-project: NI Party-Political preference, Irish Language Act (ILA) – attitudes from political voter bases. DUP-Sinn Fein Talks: Was there an agreement? – What do the NI public believe?, NI Government – What’s the best option going forward?, MLA Salaries – Should they be stopped, reduced, or stay as they are now?, and the NI Trust Index – Who do we trust most and least in NI?

The polls are regular 'Tracker' polls of the established LT Northern Ireland Opinion Panel (now over 10,000 members). The LucidTalk Opinion Panel consists of Northern Ireland residents (age 18+) and is balanced by gender, age-group, area of residence, and community background, in order to be demographically representative of Northern Ireland. For this February 2018 NI Tracker poll-project our NI-Wide and representative Opinion Panel was targeted, and invited to participate, and 3,131 full responses were received. LT then constructed a NI representative 2,079 sample of responses which were used to determine the final results (researched to be a balanced, robust, and accurate sample of NI opinion).

FEBRUARY 2018 NI Opinion Panel 'Tracker' Poll - Full Results Report:  CLICK HERE

Methodology:
Polling was carried out by Belfast based polling and market research company LucidTalk. The project was carried out online for a period of 80 Hours from 1pm 23rd February 2018 to 9pm 26th February 2018 (80 Hours). The project targeted the established LucidTalk NI-Wide Opinion Panel (10,387 members) which is balanced by gender, age-group, area of residence, and community background, in order to be demographically representative of Northern Ireland(NI). 3,131 full responses were received, and a data auditing process ensured all completed poll-surveys were genuine 'one-person, one-vote' responses, and also to ensure a robust NI representative sample of opinion. This resulted in 2,079 responses being considered in terms of the final results, and that the 2,079 responses received and used were a demographically representative sample of Northern Ireland - producing results representative of NI Opinion to within an error of +/-3%. NB the date-stamped data-auditing process, used to ensure eg all responses were genuine, and were ‘one-person, one-response’ only, is shown within the 'Full Base Data-Set' results - see below.  

OCTOBER 2017 NI Opinion Panel 'Tracker' Poll - Full Base Data-Set (in Excel/CSV) - 2,079 Responses: CLICK HERE

For any queries, or for further information, please contact LucidTalkinfo@lucidtalk.co.uk.