Research and information

A collection of current knowledge about the issue of missing as well as our research reports, projects, collaborations and events.  

Understanding the reasons why people go missing and the impact on families left behind enables Missing People and our partners to provide better services.

Missing People’s research team conducts research and evaluation projects on a range of topics, and seeks to share the findings through these web pages. 

The Policy and Research team also provides a hub of information about missing, advocates for change through campaigns and policy work, and monitors and evaluates the charity's impact.

Missing News

The Policy and Research team circulates a regular newsletter, Missing News, containing up to date information about research, policy, events and sector developments. To sign up to Missing News, or to read previous editions, click here.

Article Index

Family feedback survey reports

The research team conducts a regular survey of family members who have used the charity’s services. The Family Feedback Survey provides an opportunity for families of missing people to give feedback about the services they have received, and to make recommendations about service development and what further support they need. The anonymous Caller Feedback Survey, conducted in 2011, allowed the charity to gauge callers’ satisfaction with the services provided by our confidential helpline services.

Family Feedback Survey 2013

Family Feedback Survey 2012

Family Feedback Survey 2011

Family Feedback Survey 2010

Caller Feedback Survey 2011


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