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CIEH - 2020/21 Noise Survey Published Date: 26/05/2021


2020/21 Noise Survey

The CIEH  report on the 2019/20 England noise survey is still accessible online, as well as the previous years' reports.

CIEH hope to publish our 2019/20 Noise Survey for Wales in the upcoming weeks.

Why is it so important?

The noise survey provides a source of regular national information on the important contribution made by EHPs working to resolve noise complaints.

CIEH’s  survey results were referenced in the 2017 Chief Medical Officer annual report to emphasise that "environmental noise comes second in burden of disease to air pollution and arguably is responsible for more disturbance of quality of life". Noise is the single largest issue of complaint made to local authorities in the UK and over 80% of people report being exposed to noise pollution in their homes.

The new survey for 2020/21 is now live and the deadline is Tuesday 31 August: