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Affordable housing

Harmonised principle

This report by the Government Statistical Service (GSS) Harmonisation Team explores the different definitions of affordable housing and associated terminology used in the UK.

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Quality statistics in government

Guidance

Foreword The responsibility for producing high quality statistics lies with everyone working in the statistical system. Understanding quality, and how it feeds through into the use of our numbers, is…

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Sex and Gender

Harmonised principle

This page provides information on work underway across the Government Statistical Service to harmonise measures of sex and gender in data collection across government. The update below focuses on the harmonisation of sex questions in the UK censuses (England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland). Some information is provided in the ‘related work’ section on […]

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Income and earnings

Harmonised principle

Introduction Income and earnings are topics of great importance to people across the country. Earnings refers to money earned from employment, whereas income is total money received, including from earnings,…

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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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