The article looks at membership of workplace and personal pensions in the UK. Membership is analysed over time, by pension type, sex, sector, age, earnings, employment status and industry.
The trend of increasing cancer survival continued for adults diagnosed 2008-2012. For the first time, survival is also presented for 3 additional cancers (liver, thyroid and mesothelioma).
The leading cause of death for males in 2013 was ischaemic heart diseases (15.4% of all male deaths). For females, the leading cause was dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (12.2% of all female deaths).
In April to June 2014 the percentage of households where no adults work was 15.9%, down 1.4 percentage points from a year earlier and the largest fall since comparable records began.
Gross Domestic Product was estimated to have increased by 0.7% in Q3 2014.
The Index of Services increased by 3.1% in August 2014 compared with August 2013. All of the four main components of the services industries increased in the most recent month compared with the same month a year ago.