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Measuring disability with EU data

Harmonised principle

The following guidance sets out how to measure disability. This is based on the criteria used by different organisations or legislation to classify a person as disabled. These are for use in social surveys and administrative sources. They have been developed through consultation and workshops with key stakeholders including the devolved administrations.

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Measuring disability for the Equality Act 2010

Harmonised principle

The following guidance sets out how to measure disability. This is based on the criteria used by different organisations or legislation to classify a person as disabled. These are for use in social surveys and administrative sources. They have been developed through consultation and workshops with key stakeholders including the devolved administrations.

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Harmonisation Strategy

Policy

Harmonisation is about making statistics and data more comparable, consistent and coherent and there are many aspects to this. This strategy covers the harmonisation of question wording used in questionnaires, interviews and administrative data collection, and the coherence of official statistics outputs.

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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Quality Strategy

Policy

This is a two-year strategy for the Government Statistical Service (GSS). The strategy sets out realistic actions to address key quality challenges and improve quality across the GSS. While there are pockets of good practice, this strategy identifies areas in which we can improve the quality of statistics produced by the GSS.

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Geography

Guidance

The following guidance sets out how to accurately and consistently reference statistics geographically.

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Crime and fear of crime

Harmonised principle

The following guidance sets out how to collect and report statistics about crime and fear of crime to ensure statistics about this topic are as comparable as possible across the Government Statistical Service (GSS).

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