As the coronavirus pandemic develops, it is crucial the ONS updates its mortality analysis to ensure the best evidence is…Read more on Ethnicity, Disability, Religion: Which groups are at most risk of death involving COVID-19?
Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on mortality is an incredibly important but complex task. The role of the ONS has always been to ensure the public and decision-makers in England and Wales are informed by timely and high-quality analysis and statistics. This has never been more evident than during this pandemic.Read more on How the ONS has helped shape understanding of the coronavirus death toll
For more than a month now, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been producing extra information about the various ways in which UK society and the economy are being affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here Ben Humberstone looks at our latest releases, which analyse the occupations that potentially face the biggest impact from COVID-19.Read more on Understanding the impact of coronavirus on the workforce
The ONS has developed new methods to work out how many people die while homeless, and today we have been able to publish our first figures for England and Wales. Deputy Director for Health Analysis and Life Events, Ben Humberstone explains.Read more on ONS reveals the number of people dying homeless
Homelessness remains a serious and pressing social issue. Yet there are currently no reliable figures on the numbers of people who are dying homeless in England and Wales or their causes of death. Ben Humberstone sets out how ONS is working to fill the evidence gap.Read more on How many people are dying homeless?