The ONS works closely with the United Nations on a number of international projects to improve statistics around the world. With older populations often having suffered the worst impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, awareness of the need for better evidence on the impact of ageing populations has increased. Here Rich Pereira explains why the Office for National Statistics (ONS) is leading international work to develop a standard approach to producing improved statistics on an issue of increasing global significance.Read more on Working with the United Nations to improve data on Ageing
The impact of the pandemic and Brexit means there has never been a greater need to understand changes in our…Read more on Ensuring our population statistics meet the needs of everyone
The latest ONS mid-year estimates suggest the UK population has reached 67 million for the first time. But the year…Read more on How many people live in the UK?
The coronavirus pandemic has made measuring the size and changing nature of the UK population more challenging, particularly with many of…Read more on Meeting the challenges in population estimation
There have been claims reported in the news media that around 120,000 young children are not registered with a local doctor. Rich Pereira explains why that is not quite the case.Read more on Are there really 120,000 young children who are not registered with a GP?