All methodology

  • Household Costs Indices for UK household groups QMI

    Methodology | Released on 20 November 2023

    Quality and Methodology Information for the Household Costs Indices for UK household groups.

    Keywords: prices, inflation, subgroups, CPI, CPIH

  • Public service productivity: total, UK QMI

    Methodology | Released on 17 November 2023

    Quality and Methodology Information for the Public service productivity releases: strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: data quality, public sector, output, healthcare, education

  • Regional consumer card spending trends QMI

    Methodology | Released on 6 November 2023

    Quality and methodology information for regional consumer card spending data 2019 to 2023 derived from aggregated and anonymised Visa card spending data.

    Keywords: subnational, regional, consumer, retail, credit card, debit card

  • Profitability of UK companies QMI

    Methodology | Released on 3 November 2023

    Quality and Methodology Information for Profitability of UK companies: data strengths and limitations, methods, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: data quality, services, PNFC, manufacturing, UK continental shelf

  • Estimates of UK quarterly greenhouse gas emissions (residence basis) QMI

    Methodology | Released on 3 November 2023

    Quality and Methodology Information for experimental estimates of UK quarterly greenhouse gas emissions, detailing methods used, data it provides, and strengths and limitations

    Keywords: Carbon dioxide, Climate change, Beyond GDP, Environment

  • Private rental affordability, England, Wales and Northern Ireland QMI

    Methodology | Released on 23 October 2023

    Quality and Management Information about the Private rental affordability, England, Wales and Northern Ireland publication

    Keywords: Affordability, rent, private rental market, housing, expenditure on rent

  • Energy efficiency of housing in England and Wales QMI

    Methodology | Released on 9 October 2023

    Quality and Methodology Information for energy efficiency of housing estimates for England and Wales, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: Housing, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Impact, Central heating, EPC

  • Public sector finances QMI

    Methodology | Released on 4 October 2023

    Quality and Methodology Information for the UK public sector finances and government deficit and debt under the Maastricht Treaty, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: national debt, public finance, PSF, excessive deficit procedure, EDP

  • Sexual orientation QMI

    Methodology | Released on 27 September 2023

    Quality and methodology information (QMI) report for sexual orientation, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.

    Keywords: gay, lesbian, bisexual, LGB, heterosexual

  • UK business; activity, size and location QMI

    Methodology | Released on 27 September 2023

    Provides data strengths and limitations, comparisons with related data, data quality characteristics, data users and uses, methods, and accessibility

    Keywords: UK businesses broken down by legal status, industry, region, employment and turnover size bands