The Census 2021 collection operation was a fantastic success with more than 97% of households in England and Wales completing…Read more on Census 2021 – the count is done, the data is in, so what happens next?
Long COVID is a syndrome that is not yet well defined, leading to different estimates on the scale of the…Read more on The Schools Infection Survey provides insight into long COVID in schools – but with a focus on impacts rather than prevalence.
The ONS has worked at speed to help inform the UK’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. But producing reliable estimates…Read more on How common is long COVID? That depends on how you measure it
As well as providing estimates on infection levels and antibodies, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey (CIS) collects information from participants on their vaccination status, providing some insight into vaccine effectiveness on variants, including Delta. Our monthly visits to the same participants over a long period of time allow us to see who becomes infected and how antibodies change over time.Read more on Delta Variant and vaccine effectiveness; what can the CIS tell us?
The response to the coronavirus pandemic has been driven by data. Never before have statistics been so crucial in informing decisions that affect us all. Here Pete Benton explains how the ONS will be maximising the value of the data collected from Census 2021 and how it aims to provide ever more timely statistics moving forwards.Read more on Population and social statistics in a rapidly changing world