Membership Survey Results

Questionnaire on the future shape of the Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers.

Extracted from the results of the on line survey available to all members of the DDA during the last quarter of 2017.

The survey was completed by a total of 121 respondents.

 

Q: Indicate the importance of each of the following on a scale of 1-5 (where 5 is most important)
Answered by 121

1 2 3 4 5
Providing Insurance 4% 7% 14% 16% 57%
Publicising Ringing 6% 7% 17% 28% 41%
Arranging & helping basic training 7% 6% 13% 26% 45%
Arranging meetings & practices for advancement 7% 7% 17% 30% 37%
Providing social events 11% 14% 29% 31% 14%
Providing an Annual Report 6% 7% 25% 27% 34%
Providing a web site 5% 7% 26% 25% 34%
Receiving emails about events etc. 6% 8% 21% 31% 32%
Being associated with CCCBR 10% 7% 34% 24% 23%
Providing bells & fittings technical knowledge 5% 7% 12% 27% 49%
Assistance with funding for bell repairs 4% 4% 8% 31% 51%

Q: How much would you be prepared to pay as an annual subscription?
Answered by 116

£5 £5-£10 £10-£15 £15+
Junior 26% 16% 5% 1%
Adult 1% 16% 45% 18%
Senior 7% 16% 35% 9%

Q: Indicate satisfaction with each of the following on a scale of 1-5 (where 5 is most satisfied)
Answered by 111

1 2 3 4 5 Don’t know
Training provided by Districts 5% 7% 20% 25% 12% 30%
Training provided by Educ. Committee 5% 7% 19% 26% 6% 36%
Training within home tower 5% 7% 18% 23% 35% 9%
District mid-week practices 3% 7% 21% 22% 12% 34%
District weekend meetings 3% 5% 20% 31% 16% 23%
ADM’s 5% 6% 19% 24% 20% 25%
Organisation of District meetings to suit you 5% 7% 20% 28% 18% 20%
Annual Report 4% 2% 19% 35% 31% 9%
Web site 2% 2% 24% 32% 18% 20%
DDA quarterly meetings 4% 5% 23% 24% 7% 35%
DDA AGM’s 5% 85 21% 23% 14% 30%
Effectiveness of General Committee 4% 7% 16% 23% 13% 35%

Q: What level of Centralisation would work best for the DDA
Answered 111

Choice Responses
More Centralisation 8 7%
Less Centralisation 21 19%
Districts as now 66 59%
Other 16 14%

Q: What type of management would serve DDA best
Answered 111

Choice Responses
A much smaller Executive 39 35%
As now but fewer District Reps 28 25%
No Change 32 29%
Other 12 11%

Q: Attendance at District practices & meetings
Answered106

0 1 2-5 5-10 11+
Mid week practice 39% 9% 29% 8% 14%
Week-end meeting 32% 9% 30% 17% 11%

Q: Attendance at DDA Quarterly meetings in past 2 years
Answered 107

Number of Meetings Responses
0 47 44%
1 17 16%
2-3 25 23%
4+ 18 17%

Q: Awareness of DDA Training Centre
Answered 107
85 respondents (79%) aware, 22 respondents (21%) not aware

Q: If aware responses to following questions about Training Centre.
Answered 93

YES NO Not sure
Have you attended DDA run courses at Centre? 36 53 4
Did they meet your needs? 34 11 25
Do we need more Training Centres? 33 21 28
Have you attended none DDA courses at Centre? 25 56 6

Q: Should DDA produce a printed magazine
Answered 106
YES 25, NO 41, Other 40

Q: Are you aware you can submit comments to DDA website?
Answered 104
YES 48, NO 56

Q: Are you a registered user on the website?
Answered 104
YES 39, NO 68

Q: Would you be prepared to help with the DDA’s Young Ringers Group?
Answered 103
YES 26, NO 46, Not sure 31

Q: Which Social Media is used by respondents
Answered 81

Facebook 54 67%
Twitter 14 17%
You Tube 27 33%
Google+ 16 20%
Instagram 8 10%
LinkedIn 18 22%
Other 12 15%

Respondents reported themselves as being spread across the Association as follows:
Answered 97

Central 17 17.5%
Chesterfield 25 26%
Peak 22 22.5%
Southern 33 34%