Office for National Statistics

  • December 20, 2018

    Melanie Onn, the Shadow Minister for Housing, Communities and Local Government has asked an urgent question in Parliament on statistics relating to the deaths of homeless people.

  • April 7, 2018

    The Joseph Rowntree Foundation says the retail and hospitality sectors are key to solving the UK's low-wage, low-productivity problem.

  • October 17, 2017

    The UK has fallen significantly in the European Union rankings of neonatal mortality and under-five mortality.

  • May 17, 2016

    Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)  figures released on 16 May 2016 show 3.9 million people in the UK are in persistent poverty. The figures show  one in three people have experienced poverty in recent years, underlinng the precarious nature of work in Britain.

  • September 29, 2010

    The media has been buzzing with reports that the number of gay, lesbian and bisexual people in Britain does not appear to be as high as previously thought. But arguments over the accuracy of the figures suggest that those on both sides are misguided. Categorising people on the basis of their sexual orientation advances neither equality nor our understanding of sexual diversity.