Statistics on housing are key to public policy making, and day to day decisions such as where or when to buy or rent a property. Housing policy is devolved to the UK nations and we therefore publish statistics on housing from a number of departments and other organisations across the UK. On 30 May we […]Learn more on Building links – Improving UK housing and planning statistics
The Primary and Dental Care and Oral Health theme group met for the first time in October 2017Learn more on The Primary and Dental Care and Oral Health Theme Group
The Health Inequalities theme group met for the first time in May 2017. As with the other theme groups, we have been meeting to try and increase the coherence of our statistical outputs and improve the analytical service we provide to decision makers and other users.Learn more on The Health Inequalities Theme Group
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 […]Learn more on “Table2qb”: what is it, why it’s useful and how we’re using it
Jonathan Porton and John Lewis blogs on 'Start with users needs. It makes things better'.Learn more on Start with users needs. It makes things better.
Mapping Data Ecosystems: working on the GSS Alpha ProjectLearn more on Mapping data ecosystems: Government Statistical Service (GSS) Alpha Project
I’ve been chairing a cross-departmental working group on smoking statistics for a few years now. This was a group set up in response to criticisms from the United Kingdom Statistics Authority on the lack of coherence across government producers of health statistics. Basically, the criticism was labelled at my own organisation, NHS Digital, plus Public […]Learn more on A cross-departmental working group on smoking statistics
Akin Vincent, Business Analyst from Digital Publishing at ONS blog 'Click. click. click - Blink. blink. blink'.Learn more on Click. click. click – Blink. blink. blink