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Survey Methodology Bulletin No. 70 March 2012

The Survey Methodology Bulletin (SMB) is primarily produced to inform staff in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the wider Government Statistical Service (GSS) about ONS survey methodology work and includes short articles about methodological projects or issues of general interest.

Survey Methodology Bulletin 70 - Mar 2012 (812 Kb Pdf)


  • Using Internet Search Terms to Help Quality Assure Movements in Retail Sales
    Daniel Ayoubkhani and Matthew Swannell

  • Design, Implementation and Testing of Labour Force Survey (LFS) Questionnaire Features in an Online Mode – Results from the 2010/11 Internet Pilots
    Martina Portanti and Laura Wilson

  • Evaluating the Fay-Herriot Model for the Production of Estimates of Capital Expenditure at Lower Cost and with Reduced Response burden 
    Matthew Greenaway, Tracy Jones and Salah Merad

  • Weighting the Wave 2 Wealth and Assets Survey
    Karl Ashworth, Tom Burnett and Paul Smith

  • Forthcoming Conferences, Seminars and Courses 
    Pam John

  • The National Statistics Methodology Series

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