What are the Sustainable Development Goals?

What do Beyoncé, Leonardo DiCaprio, Stephen Hawking and Ed Sheeran have in common?  They are all supporting the Sustainable Development Goals. Glenn Everett explains how these goals were developed and ONS plans for monitoring the UK’s contribution towards them.

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Mobilising the power of data

Three years ago the UK Statistics Authority, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Government Statistical Service embarked on a five year strategy: Better Statistics, Better Decisions. Here, John Pullinger reflects on the journey to-date. 

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Developing Data Analytics at ONS – Apprentice profile

Last year we recruited the UK’s first data analytics apprentices into our  Newport-based multi-million pound Data Science Campus to work on some of the most exciting analytical and policy questions facing decision-makers and wider society. Here, we shine the spotlight on Gareth Jones, a Data Analytics Apprentice.

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Whose inflation is it anyway?

New figures using the lead CPIH index show how inflation has impacted different groups from retired and working age households to those with or without children. Below, ONS Economist Tanya Flower looks at the history of inflation as well as the different approaches to measuring changing prices and how they affect different people.

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