The Virtual Microdata Laboratory (VML) is a facility within the Office for National Statistics (ONS) which enables access to restricted microdata for research purposes.
Researchers from government and academia use the VML to carry out research on ONS surveys and other confidential datasets.
What the VML is, the datasets available, past outputs and future projects in development
How to access the VML, including links to application forms and guidance
Postal address, email address and telephone number for the ONS Virtual Microdata Laboratory