Social survey- a way to gather quantitative data.
The sample are asked questions which lead to judgements and conclusions.
Primary data- data collected by the researchers themselves.
Questionnaire- graded response or closed questions.
Structured interviewprepared questions
Observation- watching people.
Content analysis- analysing for example newspaper articles
Secondary data- data researchers use collected by someone else.
Census- questionnaire every 10 years to whole population.