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How we listened to users to improve housing and planning statistics

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Housing statistics are central to government and are developed across many government departments as well as the devolved administrations. The statistics are used for developing policy on topics such as social housing stock, homelessness and housebuilding. They are very important and have far reaching impacts. In 2017, the Office for Statistics Regulation published a cross-government […]

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Does anyone like coffee creams? I for one didn’t shed a tear when they were banished from the selection a few years ago, but the existence of a ‘bring back the coffee cream’ Facebook group suggests that they did have a small but loyal fan base. Could it just be that it’s a matter of […]

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Collaborating with experts to explore advancements in privacy and data confidentiality methods

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Today, the Quality Centre in the Best Practice and Impact Division published the National Statistician’s Quality Review (NSQR) of Privacy and Data Confidentiality Methods to support producers of statistics to think strategically about the methods needed to keep pace with changing data sources and technologies. This NSQR outlines the challenges faced and sets out the steps […]

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“Table2qb”: what is it, why it’s useful and how we’re using it

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The Office for National Statistics and Swirrl are working on Connected Open Government Statistics (COGS), which aims to demonstrate and test an approach for official statistics publishers across government to share their data in a more interoperable and reusable way. During the project we have developed a data transformation tool called “table2qb”. In this post […]

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