Coronavirus Deaths: Understanding ONS data on mortality and vaccination status

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Throughout the pandemic the Office for National Statistics has been providing timely data and analysis of the deaths caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19). During 2021 an important part of this work is measurement of mortality by vaccination status. In this post Charlotte Bermingham explains why we use internationally-recognised methods to ensure comparability across all our releases and how the analysis so far should be interpreted.

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African Statistics Day: How the ONS is supporting better statistics across Africa and the developing world

The ONS works internationally to help make key statistics useful, accurate and globally comparable. To mark African Statistics Day, Emily Poskett takes a look back at key achievements in supporting statistical organisations on the continent and beyond to modernise African statistics and improve evidence-based decision-making for the public good.

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Made to measure: how we estimate inflation across the UK

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As the world continues to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, rising prices have put inflation back in the news again. As Philip Gooding explains, ONS prices data are based on tried and tested methods, internationally-recognised standards and a great deal of up-to-date intelligence on real world price movements.   

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