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Using administrative data: good practice guidance for statisticians

This item is archived and is no longer current

This guidance has been replaced by Quality Assurance of Administrative Data (QAAD).

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Policy status:Archived
Publication date:24 April 2014
Author:National Statistician's office
Approver:National Statistician
Who this is for:Users and producers of administrative data

This interim guidance sets out some guiding principles around the use of administrative data, with a particular focus on the statistician’s role assuring and communicating the quality of administrative data used to produce official statistics. The guidance is based on existing good practice across the GSS. It is not intended to be treated as a set of rules that everyone must follow: the interpretation of the guidance will vary depending on the circumstances in which the administrative data are collected and used.

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