Office for National Statistics (ONS) launches new data strategy Fiona James, Chief Data Officer and Director, Data Growth and Operations…Read more on Future-proofing our most valuable commodity
Health data is a key part of the ONS’ work and an important part of this is our use of NHS data, which allows us to build an increasingly insightful understanding of the nation’s health. As the NHS marks its 75th anniversary, Jonny Tinsley looks at this long-standing relationship of NHS data linkage and discusses future work in this crucial area.Read more on Celebrating 75 years of the NHS and a history of ONS collaboration
It has been another momentous year for the Office for National Statistics. National Statistician, Sir Ian Diamond, joins Miles in…Read more on PODCAST: The Year in Review
Gross Domestic Product, more commonly known as GDP, remains the world’s most closely-watched economic indicator. Its growth – or lack of it – is used to measure economic progress. A positive GDP reading suggests an economy is growing, a negative one that it’s slowing down. But there is much more to GDP that just one number. In this post Craig McLaren is our guide to how GDP is calculated and how it’s best understood.Read more on What is GDP and how do we measure it?
Tomorrow (3 December) is the UN International Day for Persons with Disabilities. With the most recent estimates from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) putting the proportion of disabled people in the UK at 22% in 2021 (up from 19% a decade ago), this is a sizeable and very diverse group. Here, Helen Colvin and Josephine Foubert from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) look at some of the work we have been doing recently to give insight into the lives of disabled children and adults.Read more on What have we learned about the experience of disabled people?