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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

Harmonisation guidance and principles

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…

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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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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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