For more than a year we have been publishing statistics, articles, interactive maps, tools to create your own datasets and…Read more on Census 2021 – Shining a light on the population
Global issues, such as climate change, population growth and inflation to name a few, are best understood with the benefit of good global statistics. So, to that end, the ONS works in partnership with a number of countries worldwide with the ultimate aim of raising the world’s statistical capabilities.
In the latest episode of Statistically Speaking, podcast host Miles Fletcher chats to the head of the Ghanaian Statistical Service, Professor Samuel Annim; Emily Poskett, Head of International Development at the ONS; and Tim Harris of the ONS Data Science Campus’s international development team, about what international partnerships are achieving.Read more on International Development: Growing a Global Statistical System
The Office for National Statistics has launched a public consultation on the future of population and migration statistics. This includes seeking views from users about potential alternative definitions and breakdowns of population and migration that we don’t currently provide. One of those we’re already aware of is the need for more context on the drivers of international migration. Jay Lindop explains how we’re using administrative data to shed more light on the reasons people migrate to the UK.Read more on Why people immigrate to the UK: seizing the opportunities of administrative data
The Office for National Statistics has been working at pace to produce more timely and reliable population estimates. By using multiple data sources to reduce reliance on a 10-yearly census, we are proposing a new system which would be responsive to change and provide decision makers with the evidence to put the right services in the right places.Read more on Growing confidence in our ability to move to a new population statistics system
Population and migration statistics underpin decisions and policies right across our society and economy, at national and local levels, as…Read more on New Data: Transforming how we count the population