All methodology

  • Maximising the quality of Census 2021 population estimates

    Methodology | Released on 28 June 2022

    How we maximised the quality of Census 2021 population estimates during the processing and quality assurance of the final statistics.

    Keywords: estimation, adjustment, qa, response rate, coverage

  • Quality and methodology information (QMI) for Census 2021

    Methodology | Released on 28 June 2022

    Details the strengths, limitations, uses, users and methods used for Census 2021, England and Wales.

    Keywords: population, data collection, , data collection, response rate, quality assurance, accuracy

  • Compare age-sex estimates from Census 2021 to areas within England and Wales

    Methodology | Released on 28 June 2022

    Interactive tool to help local authorities compare age-sex estimates and comparator data from Census 2021 to other areas within England and Wales.

    Keywords: census, tool, local authorities, comparison, quality

  • Economic activity and social change in the UK, real-time indicators methodology

    Methodology | Released on 23 June 2022

    Latest quality and methodology information for early experimental data for economic activity and social change in the UK, real-time indicators. These faster indicators are created using rapid response surveys, novel data sources and experimental methods.

    Keywords: latest indicators, business impact, credit and debit card spending, eating

  • Insurance and pensions methods changes: 1997 to 2020

    Methodology | Released on 20 June 2022

    Improvements in calculating estimates for the insurance companies and pension funds subsector. Changes to the financial and non-financial accounts resulting from methods and data source changes.

    Keywords: BB22, BlueBook2022, national accounts, insurance, pensions

  • Refugee Integration Outcomes (RIO) data linkage pilot

    Methodology | Released on 15 June 2022

    Methods used to link refugee data to various administrative data in a pilot study led by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Home Office.

    Keywords: Data linkage, Refugee, Administrative data, Refugee data, Refugee statistics

  • Travel and tourism review methodological research progress update

    Methodology | Released on 9 June 2022

    Proposed methodological changes to the production of travel and tourism statistics.

    Keywords: methodology changes, tourism, travel

  • Environmental protection expenditure (EPE) accounts QMI

    Methodology | Released on 8 June 2022

    Quality and Methodology Information (QMI) report for environmental protection expenditure accounts estimates, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: pollution, waste, wastewater, climate, air

  • Environmental protection expenditure (EPE) survey QMI

    Methodology | Released on 8 June 2022

    Quality and Methodology Information for the environmental protection expenditure survey, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: green economy, circular economy, environment, renewable, climate change

  • Labour Force Survey – user guidance

    Methodology | Released on 31 May 2022

    Guidance about the background and methodology of the Labour Force Survey (LFS).

    Keywords: Labour Force Survey, User Guide, Guidance, LFS, employment, jobs, workforce, labour market, earnings, statistical quality