Today we’ve released our latest overall assessment of international migration for the UK and here’s what you need to know.
On any ranking, devising new trade policy for after Brexit and solving the productivity puzzle must be among the biggest economic policy challenges facing the UK. Following the latest ONS labour productivity release, Philip Wales highlights new work that shows how trade and productivity are closely related.Read more
Next week, ONS is making an important improvement to the way it publishes GDP figures. James Scruton explains why this change is taking place and how it will give policy makers access to more data, quicker.Read more
ONS publishes widely used estimates of household income, including how much people earn, what benefits they receive and how much they pay in taxes as well as looking at the gap between the richest and poorest households. Here Dominic Webber writes about the important work to improve the quality of these statistics and provide more detailed information on this much debated topic.Read more
Mortality rates have been falling and life expectancy rising since the inception of these statistics in the mid-19th century. However, recent reports suggest these improvements may be coming to an end. Here, statistician Chris White looks at what the most recent evidence tells us.Read more
For the last two years ONS has been assisted in its important work measuring the fast-changing UK economy by its…Read more