ONS is the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and the recognised national statistical institute of the UK. Our people play a leading role in the development of national and international good practice in the production of official statistics.
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‘Trusted statistics – understanding the UK’ is the ONS mission statement. It sums up our role in the UK statistical system; what we do and what we offer.
Our vision is to be widely respected for informing debate and improving decision making through high quality, easy to use statistics and analyses on the UK’s economy and society.
Our vision and mission statement describe ‘what’ ONS will do; our values describe ‘how’ ONS lives the vision. Our values are that we:
RESPECT each other
WORK TOGETHER to make a difference
BE PROUD of what ONS does
always want to DO BETTER
You can find more in the ONS Strategy 2013-2023.