Statistics are designated as National Statistics through the Assessment process. This page contains guidance about assessment and designation.
We are currently reviewing this page to bring the material up to date with the latest Code of Practice for Statistics and to support better learning and understanding about Code compliance.
The Assessment process
Self-evaluation against the Code – helpful materials
This section provides links to some of our previous documentation that may help you in complying with the Code and evaluating your own compliance. Other guidance is also available at the policy store on the Government Statistical Service (GSS) website.