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  • Understanding the cost of living through statistics

    Thank you for attending the ONS's 'Understanding the cost of living through statistics' event. Please can you give us your thoughts and complete the following feedback survey. More
    Opened 25 October 2022
  • Defining and measuring green jobs

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) was named in the government's Net Zero Strategy (October 2021), it states "The Office for National Statistics will seek to refine our understanding and measurement of the green economy as the UK transitions to net zero, including looking at such issues... More
    Opened 11 August 2022
  • Transformation of Annual Business Survey and Annual Purchases Survey

    The ONS carries out a suite of Annual Business surveys: Annual Business Survey (ABS) Annual Purchases Survey (APS) Each of these annual surveys are used to measure the size and growth of the UK non-financial business... More
    Opened 20 June 2022
  • Consultation on the Redesign of the Crime Survey for England and Wales

    The ONS is seeking views on the planned redesign of the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW). Our aim is to ensure that the Crime Survey continues to reflect the evolving needs of policy makers, citizens and data users. The CSEW is a vital source of evidence in the crime debate, and it is... More
    Opened 26 May 2022
  • Labour Market Statistics User Engagement

    Before completing the survey, please read the attachment in the "Related" section below. The labour market statistics published by the ONS provide a comprehensive picture of the world of work in the UK. The statistics are based on a suite of surveys that cover both households and... More
    Opened 29 March 2022
  • Research and Development survey

    The ONS run a suite of Research and Development (R&D) surveys: Business Enterprise Research and Development (BERD) Government Expenditure on Research and Development (GOVERD) Private non-profit (PNP) Each of these annual... More
    Opened 23 March 2022
  • Outcomes for disabled people in the UK

    Understanding the different life experiences of disabled and non-disabled people can help identify inequalities within society. The ONS’ annual ‘ Outcomes for disabled people in the UK ’ release provides data on a number of areas of life, such as employment, education, well-being,... More
    Opened 10 February 2022
  • Developing a method for producing annual gross value added at a subnational level

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is seeking views on a new method for producing gross value added (GVA) data at subnational level. Details of our suggested approach are outlined in this article . The aim is to eventually publish subnational data that offers the flexibility... More
    Opened 13 December 2021
  • Self-Funders in Care Homes

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is looking for feedback to support the development of statistics measuring the number of people in care homes who are ‘self-funders’ – meaning they either fully or partially pay for their own care. People who self-fund their... More
    Opened 15 October 2021
  • Proposed future approach to measure travel and tourism statistics

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is looking for feedback to inform a review of our travel and tourism statistics . Travel and tourism statistics are used by businesses, policy-makers, tourism boards and many others to understand patterns and behaviours of people... More
    Opened 5 October 2021
  • Census 2021 outputs: content design and release phase proposals

    This consultation gave the public the opportunity to respond to our proposals for the content design and release of Census 2021 outputs for England and Wales. The feedback respondents gave will help us determine the final design of Census 2021 outputs and identify any new user needs that... More
    Opened 13 July 2021
  • Exploring the feasibility of a survey measuring child abuse in the UK

    Please note: The closing date for this consultation has been extended to 30/04/2021 The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is looking for feedback to inform a feasibility study exploring whether a new survey to measure the current prevalence of child abuse in the UK could be... More
    Opened 21 January 2021
  • UK Statistics Authority Inclusive Data Consultation

    ONS is undertaking a review of how inclusive data and evidence are across the UK. This is in keeping with our new strategy, Statistics for the Public Good, and will help to support the work of the Inclusive Data Taskforce . Ultimately, we want to ensure that “…our... More
    Opened 5 January 2021
  • Consultation on the Health Index (Beta release)

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is looking for feedback to support the development of a composite Health Index. The proposal for a Health Index was made in the 2018 annual report of the government’s then Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dame Sally Davies, entitled ... More
    Opened 3 December 2020
  • ONS Census 2021 Output Geography Policy, products and services

    As Census 2021 is approaching, ONS is finalising plans for the dissemination of Census statistics and have a proposed Census geography policy. This geography policy focusses largely on our plans for maintaining small area geographies - Output Areas, Lower Layer Super Output Areas, and Middle... More
    Opened 5 November 2020
  • Statistics User Network Survey

    The Office for National Statistics is looking to improve the content, organisation and experience of Statistics User Network (SUN). More
    Opened 20 October 2020
  • Website Task and Finish Group Survey

    We want to assess the potential barriers experienced by users when searching for Census 2021 information on the ONS website. More
    Opened 19 October 2020
  • People Survey Action Plan - Update Survey

    ONS People Survey - Action Plan Tracking More
    Opened 7 July 2020
  • Consultation on the Reform to Retail Prices Index Methodology

    The UK Statistics Authority (the Authority) and HM Treasury are jointly consulting on reforming the methodology of the Retail Prices Index (RPI). The RPI is the oldest measure of inflation in the UK and is used widely across the economy and in financial contracts. However, it has a number of ... More
    Opened 11 March 2020
  • Indicator Based approach to measuring Human Capital

    ONS is reviewing how we measure human capital in the UK, and we’d like your views on our proposed approach. Human capital is a measure of the skills, knowledge and experience of an individual or population which can be applied in the economy or in society at large. It is widely... More
    Opened 3 September 2019
  • Homelessness Indicators Consultation

    ONS are working in partnership with the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI) to create an indicator framework to measure homelessness across the UK. CHI are a What Works Centre. They drive evidence-led change that achieves better outcomes for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness. ... More
    Opened 29 May 2019
  • Consultation on regional household expenditure measures

    We have developed experimental regional estimates of household spending across the whole UK for the first time, aimed at showing users what is possible. At a regional level, we currently measure the income and outgoings of households only as far as gross disposable household income (GDHI). That... More
    Opened 13 November 2018
  • Initial View on Census 2021 Output Content Design

    This consultation gave you the opportunity to respond to our initial proposed design of Census 2021 outputs and the dissemination channels for England and Wales. We gathered your views on our initial design of Census 2021 outputs to ensure our proposal will meet your needs. This feedback... More
    Opened 28 February 2018
  • ONS Approved Researcher Survey

    To help us further develop and improve your access to ONS research data and the products and services we provide to support it, we would welcome your feedback. All the questions in this survey relate to the Approved researcher scheme and your access to research data through the scheme. More
    Opened 27 February 2018
  • Consultation on Proposed Changes to Certain Labour Market Tables and Related Publications

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) publishes the national and regional labour market tables every month, some of which feed into the labour market bulletin https://www.ons.gov.uk/releases/uklabourmarketstatisticsfeb2018. The ONS also publishes a set of supplementary tables every... More
    Opened 21 February 2018
  • Changes to health state life expectancy methodology

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) produces health state life expectancy statistics which measure how long a person can expect to live in "Good" health or without a limiting persistent illness or disability. The release includes measures of Life Expectancy (LE), Healthy Life Expectancy... More
    Opened 7 December 2017
  • User need for: Estimates of the population in marriages between same-sex couples.

    This consulation is to assess the user need for estimates of the population who are in a marriage between same-sex couples, specifically whether separate estimates from the total married population are required for analysis. More
    Opened 3 October 2017
  • Services Producer Price Index (SPPI) Coverage Review

    As part of the Office for National Statistics commitment to improve the manner in which we measure and understand the activity within the UK service sector, we are looking to improve the way we construct data within our Services Producer Price Index (SPPI). Our aim is to gain a better... More
    Opened 31 August 2017
  • Consultation on balanced estimates of regional GVA

    Gross value added (GVA), the amount by which the economy grows due to the production of goods and services, can be measured using three different approaches, known as the income approach, the output (or production) approach, and the expenditure approach. In the UK Regional Accounts we currently... More
    Opened 25 August 2017
  • ONS-Defra Natural Capital Accounting Questionnaire

    This 5 to 10 minute survey is to obtain stakeholder feedback on the ONS-Defra Natural Accounting Project. The results of this survey will help guide future decision making and outputs. More
    Opened 25 July 2017
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