Economy

Our work on economic statistics and related themes.

Publications

Land Transaction Tax registration statistics

17 May 2018

This document reports a breach of the Code of Practice for Statistics, or the relevant Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Orders, to which the Code applies as if it included these orders.

Correspondence

Statistics on Income and Earnings

29 March 2018

From Ed Humpherson, Director General for Regulation, Office for Statistics Regulation to Jonathan Athow, Director General for Economic Statistics, Office for National Statistics. This letter was also sent to Tom Davies, Department for Work and Pensions, Acting Chief Statistician and Sean […]

News & Events

Chair of UK Statistics Authority expresses concern about “widespread use” of Retail Prices Index (RPI)

8 March 2018

Speaking today, the Chair of the UK Statistics Authority Sir David Norgrove said: “The RPI is a poor measure of inflation, and today’s publication by the ONS highlights its many problems. “With this strong evidence for the deficiencies of the […]

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