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Income and earnings

Harmonisation guidance and principles

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

Harmonisation guidance and principles

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

Harmonisation guidance and principles

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

Strategy

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

Strategy

This two-year 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 we produce.

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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

Harmonisation guidance and principles

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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