Popular perceptions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’ regions tend to ignore the significant income inequalities within local areas. For the first time the ONS has revealed an even more detailed picture of local incomes across the UK. Here Becky Tinsley explains how the new figures have been calculated – and why they’re important.Read more on Making ends meet: how the ONS is producing more detailed income estimates
Two new ONS analyses provide further insight on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on care homes. While both help to improve understanding of this important subject, comparisons between the two should be made with caution. Becky Tinsley summarises the latest findings and gives an insight into future analysis the ONS is planning.Read more on Coronavirus in care homes: What the latest ONS research tells us
The 2021 Census will be the UK’s first predominantly online census. For future decades ONS is exploring the possibility of a Census based on linking together administrative data supported by survey information.
Becky Tinsley on how ONS is refining its approach to gathering and using administrative data – information people have already supplied to other government bodies – to produce census-type outputs.Read more on Beyond 2021 – transforming the Census
With the next census coming in 2021, Becky Tinsley looks at what the future holds for the nation’s longest-running and largest survey.Read more on It’s the Census… but not as we know it