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
In the middle of 2020, the UK Statistics Authority embarked on its new five- year strategy, “Statistics for the Public Good”. Launched at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the statistical system has since gone above and beyond to ensure the country has the data it needs now and in years immediately ahead. In this post Professor Sir Ian Diamond, National Statistician, reflects on how far the Office for National Statistics and the UK Statistics Authority has come and what’s coming next.Read more on One year on: Where do statistics go next?
The pandemic has affected many of the figures that the ONS publishes – both in terms of ‘real world’ changes…Read more on Far from average: How COVID-19 has impacted the Average Weekly Earnings data
New data sources have been key to much of the recent progress at the Office for National Statistics (ONS). During…Read more on Unlocking the power of data to better understand private rents
Here at the ONS we lead on reporting UK data for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Jo Evans leads our…Read more on Good data from any source can help us report on the global goals to the UN