Introduction to index numbers

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
London, Newport

Description:

This classroom based session aims to introduce participants to the theory behind index numbers and the techniques used in practice.

Learning outcomes:

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

  • the uses of index numbers
  • the definitions of value and value share
  • Laspeyres and Paasche price and volume indices
  • the basics of how to choose an index formula
  • the definition of deflation and referencing

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

Related courses:

Intermediate index numbers