National Diet and Nutrition Survey

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National Diet and Nutrition Survey

The National Diet and Nutrition Survey assesses the diet, nutrient intake and nutritional status of the general population of the UK.

The contract for years 6 to 10 was delivered by NatCen Social Research, working with the Medical Research Council (MRC ) Elsie Widdowson Laboratory (formerly known as MRC Human Nutrition Research).

A contract to deliver years 11 to 14 of the rolling programme (2018 to 2019 up to 2021 to 2022) has been awarded to NatCen Social Research working with the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge.

Current NDNS results

Results published by PHE from the NDNS rolling programme for the most recent years (time trend and income analyses for Years 1 to 9), years 7 and 8 combined, years 5 and 6 combined and years 1 to 4 combined are available below.

  1. NDNS: time trend and income analyses for Years 1 to 9
    • 23 January 2019
    • Official Statistics
  2. NDNS: results from years 7 and 8 (combined)
    • 11 April 2018
    • Official Statistics
  3. NDNS: results from Years 5 and 6 (combined)
    • 9 September 2016
    • Official Statistics
  4. NDNS: assessment of dietary sodium in adults in England, 2014
    • 22 March 2016
    • Official Statistics
  5. NDNS: blood folate supplementary report
    • 28 November 2017
    • Official Statistics
  6. NDNS: results from Years 1 to 4 (combined)
    • 28 February 2017
    • Official Statistics

Archive of NDNS reports

Earlier and archived NDNS reports are also still available.

See below for the previous, years 1, 2 and 3 rolling programme reports published by the Department of Health.

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