Home Office (HO)

Statisticians working in the Home Office report to the Chief Statistician and Head of Profession for Statistics who works within the central support unit of the Science & Research Group under the Home Office Chief Scientific Advisor.

These statisticians are responsible for collecting and publishing statistics and for supporting policy development and delivery on the following key topics:

  • Crime
  • Police personnel
  • Police powers
  • Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation
  • Firearms Certificates
  • Drugs
  • Asylum
  • Control of Immigration
  • British Citizenship
  • Scientific Procedures on Living Animals