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Coronavirus Deaths: Understanding ONS data on mortality and vaccination status

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Throughout the pandemic the Office for National Statistics has been providing timely data and analysis of the deaths caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19). During 2021 an important part of this work is measurement of mortality by vaccination status. In this post Charlotte Bermingham explains why we use internationally-recognised methods to ensure comparability across all our releases and how the analysis so far should be interpreted.

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African Statistics Day: How the ONS is supporting better statistics across Africa and the developing world

The ONS works internationally to help make key statistics useful, accurate and globally comparable. To mark African Statistics Day, Emily Poskett takes a look back at key achievements in supporting statistical organisations on the continent and beyond to modernise African statistics and improve evidence-based decision-making for the public good.

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Keeping track of the testing, tracing and vaccination programmes: How we’re including the pandemic response in GDP

The policy response to the pandemic required ONS to record and measure lots of new types of economic activity, such as the test, trace and vaccination programmes. Philip Wales looks at how we are ensuring their impact on the economy will be properly measured.

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