Introduction to small area estimation

Open to
All staff in the Government Statistical Service
Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Face to face
Length
One day
Organiser
Learning Academy
Provider
Office for National Statistics
Location
Newport, Titchfield

Description:

This is a classroom based session aimed at introducing participants to the methodology applied to small area estimates.  It also aims to develop knowledge to know when and how small area estimation methods should be applied.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • understand the concepts and principles of a variety of methods
  • be aware of which methods are most commonly used and why
  • observe how different methods are applied
  • understand which techniques are used in official statistics
  • combine and model survey data with other datasets

How to book:

These courses are provided depending on demand. If you would like access to this course, please contact gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk.

Contact:

Email: gss.capability@statistics.gov.uk