There have been claims reported in the news media that around 120,000 young children are not registered with a local doctor. Rich Pereira explains why that is not quite the case.Read more on Are there really 120,000 young children who are not registered with a GP?
Today we’ve released our latest overall assessment of international migration to and from the UK. Fewer EU citizens are arriving but, as Jay Lindop explains, non-EU net migration is at the highest level since 2004.Read more on Migration continues to add to the UK population
This autumn ONS has released a series of articles exploring young people’s earnings, education and employment, culminating in a well-attended policy forum in London . ONS Communication Apprentice Florence Holmes discusses how this work resonates with her and provided an opportunity to compare her circumstances to others in the same age group.Read more on Being 18 in 2018 – a young person’s perspective of the young people series
Homelessness remains a serious and pressing social issue. Yet there are currently no reliable figures on the numbers of people who are dying homeless in England and Wales or their causes of death. Ben Humberstone sets out how ONS is working to fill the evidence gap.Read more on How many people are dying homeless?
As well as producing the nation’s most important statistics, the Office for National Statistics is also focusing on filling evidence gaps and producing incisive analysis that illuminates the key policy challenges of the age. Here Liz McKeown reveals how five new ONS Centres – each focusing on a key policy area – will help provide the evidence to inform better decisions.Read more on New ONS Centres to focus on the public policy issues that matter