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Specific Methodology

Methodology papers, notes, reports and other useful information relating to each statistical theme.

  • Business and energy methodology

    Methodology for important business statistics including business investment, annual business survey, construction and Prodcom.

  • Crime and justice methodology

    How our crime statistics are calculated.

  • Economy methodology

    Methodology for economic statistics including national, regional and environmental accounts, consumer price indices, indexes of production and services and many others.

  • Government methodology

    Methodology for public sector statistics.

  • GSS methodology series

    The Government Statistical Service (GSS) methodology series of publications contain articles with a significant methodological interest written by statisticians from the organisations within the GSS.

  • Health and social care methodology

    Guidance and information about our health statistics including health accounts.

  • Labour market methodology

    Methodology for labour market statistics including the labour force survey, annual survey of hours and earnings, standard occupational classification and others relating to the labour market.

  • People and places methodology

    Information on social surveys about families, households and lifestyles.

  • Population methodology

    Methodology for population and migration statistics, including population projections and estimates, internal and international migration and demography.

  • Travel and transport methodology

    Methodology used to collect data about transport, travel and tourism, including the international passenger survey and Travelpac.

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