Posts by Emma Rourke

The gender data gap

As we approach the centenary of women’s suffrage, gender issues remain a topic of fierce interest and debate through issues such as the gender pay gap, sexual harassment and male suicide. Last week, Emma Rourke took part in an event which asked do we have the data we need to make  informed decisions on how to tackle issues of gender equality? Here, Emma explains the role data has to play. 

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The Age of Data

On current projections almost 1 in 6 of the world’s population will be aged 60 or over by 2030 and there are many gaps in the knowledge we need to inform the social and economic policy response.
Emma Rourke explains how ONS is rising to the challenge.

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