ONS has been working on a “step change” in its presentation of the crime statistics for England and Wales. As Iain Bell explains, the new approach emphasises clear explanation of the latest trends using the best possible source of information on each type of crime.Read more on Crime statistics – what’s next?
A further update from Iain Bell on development work for the 2021 census. As ONS continues to develop its recomendations for government, some questions are now on course for inclusion. Others, on topics including ethnicity and religion as well as sexuality and gender identity, are still to be decided on.Read more on Reflecting views on the 2021 Census
As ONS prepares its recommendations to Government on the format and content of the next Census, we’re meeting stakeholders to update them on progress so far and listen to their views. As Iain Bell explains, we’re seeking to understand a wide range of opinions before forming conclusions.Read more on The next steps towards the 2021 Census
Since ONS released its latest statistics there’s been much talk of a ‘13% increase in crime’. But that number only reflects crimes recorded by the police. To really understand trends in crime we need to look at a range of crime types and data sources, as Iain Bell explains…Read more on Crime – how worried should we be about the latest figures?
Iain Bell explains how a “coalition of the willing” will help develop new information to inform the migration debate.Read more on ONS forum signals new era for migration statistics