Wealth and Assets Survey
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Frequency of release: Ad-hoc
Geographical coverage: GB
Geographical breakdown: Country, GB, Region
Survey name(s): Wealth and Assets Survey
The following article uses data from the first two waves of the Wealth and Assets Survey (WAS) to improve understanding of recent trends in inheritance in Great Britain.
The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:
Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.