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?
For the first time in four decades life expectancy for men in the UK has fallen. But what does that…Read more on Has the Coronavirus pandemic caused life expectancy in the UK to fall?
The ONS works closely with the United Nations on a number of international projects to improve statistics around the world. With older populations often having suffered the worst impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, awareness of the need for better evidence on the impact of ageing populations has increased. Here Rich Pereira explains why the Office for National Statistics (ONS) is leading international work to develop a standard approach to producing improved statistics on an issue of increasing global significance.Read more on Working with the United Nations to improve data on Ageing
The impact of the pandemic and Brexit means there has never been a greater need to understand changes in our…Read more on Ensuring our population statistics meet the needs of everyone
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