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.

Someone is reported missing every 90 seconds in the UK 180,000 people ar...

Research From here you can download research publications, free of charge, in...

From here you can download research publications, free of charge, in PDF format....

From here you can download research publications, free of charge, in PDF format....

Research into the links between missing and related social issues.       ...

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