Since ONS released its latest statistics there’s been much talk of a ‘13% increase in crime’. But that number only reflects crimes recorded by the police. To really understand trends in crime we need to look at a range of crime types and data sources, as Iain Bell explains…Read more on Crime – how worried should we be about the latest figures?
Iain Bell explains how a “coalition of the willing” will help develop new information to inform the migration debate.Read more on ONS forum signals new era for migration statistics
Deputy National Statistician for Population and Public Policy, Iain Bell sets out his agenda for delivering the long-term strategy.Read more on Bringing ‘Better Statistics, Better Decisions’ to life in Population and Public Policy Statistics
On current projections almost 1 in 6 of the world’s population will be aged 60 or over by 2030 and there are many gaps in the knowledge we need to inform the social and economic policy response.
Emma Rourke explains how ONS is rising to the challenge.
Mark Gautrey reflects on a very special field trip to Rwanda in which he helped to evaluate the country’s current progress in civil registration and vital statistics.Read more on Making sure that every life counts – ONS in Rwanda