Public Policy

An ageing global population – How ONS is improving the evidence base

We are undertaking a programme of research to provide better evidence to understand the challenges and opportunities of an ageing population. Here, Liz McKeown introduces some of the available evidence and our plans going forward including the establishment of a Centre for Ageing and Demography.

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Population projections suggest future growth concentrated in London and the South

We’ve published our latest population projections – an indication of future population size. These projections will support a wide range of planning activities in sectors such as health, housing, education, transport, business development and beyond. Here, Andrew Nash explains how we produce these local figures that go up to 2041.

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