From the time you start work to getting married and starting a family, how do today’s young people’s lives differ from their parents’ and grandparents’? Iain Bell discusses how ONS has been contributing more insights on the emerging generations, providing better data for policy makers to make the right decisions.Read more on The young ones: how do young people’s lives now differ from previous generations’?
Statisticians across the UK have been working together to help make housing and planning statistics more coherent and comparable. The…Read more on Taking stock of housing statistics
Understanding critical issues affecting our society lies at the heart of what ONS does and we continually consult with the people who use our data. The latest Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) figures incorporate an important change that improves how repeat incidents of violence are included in the survey estimates. Meghan Elkin sets out the reasons for the change and why the new statistics do not mean more people have suffered violence.Read more on Continuing improvements to crime statistics – repeat victimisation
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?
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?