The pandemic has highlighted the need for more frequent data about our population to understand the biggest challenges facing society. The ONS has been making great strides bringing together new sources of information to build the richest picture possible. As Pete Benton explains, this week we are publishing the improvements we have made, the limitations in the estimates, and our ambitions to refine the work in 2022.Read more on Providing faster and better estimates of the population
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Media reports have suggested there are many more EU nationals in the UK than previously thought. This is due to…Read more on Are there really 6m EU citizens living in the UK?
The latest ONS mid-year estimates suggest the UK population has reached 67 million for the first time. But the year…Read more on How many people live in the UK?
Past epidemics and pandemics have had lasting effects on the structure of the population. The impacts have been seen through…Read more on What could the impact of COVID-19 be on UK demography?