The Office for National Statistics and its predecessors have long charted the lives of the British: our jobs, home lives…Read more on Bringing the numbers to book
Statistics on the number of business creations and closures are important indicators of the health of the economy. However, the different measures of creation and closure can paint a complex picture. Josh Martin describes some new ways we’re measuring this important metric to support understanding of the longer-run impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.Read more on Understanding the full business impact of the coronavirus pandemic
The ONS has undertaken a series of research projects to replace the number of rooms question on Census 2021 with…Read more on Census 2021 – For the first time the ONS is using administrative data to count number of rooms
The coronavirus pandemic has put the adult social care sector under the spotlight and the Office for National Statistics has responded to demand for trustworthy, high quality insight on the impacts of COVID-19 by providing analysis using new data sources. To further improve data sharing and fill gaps in evidence for this sector, the ONS is introducing steps to improve social care statistics. Sophie John explains more.Read more on Getting the data to support decisions on adult social care
Even in the early stages of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we were asked how the UK’s death toll compares to…Read more on How does the coronavirus pandemic compare across Europe?