The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and its recognised national statistical institute. We are responsible for collecting and publishing statistics related to the economy, population and society at national, regional and local levels. We also conduct the census in England and Wales every 10 years.

ONS' main responsibilities are collecting, analysing and disseminating statistics about the UK's economy, society and population.

Priorities as an Inclusive Data Charter Champion:

We are committed to making our plans and priorities for filling UK data gaps towards the global SDG indicators open and transparent. We have shown this commitment by signing up to the Inclusive Data Charter. We are also hoping to share our experiences so that others can reuse our new methods and approaches, so that progress is accelerated across the statistical community.

ONS' IDC Action Plan.

ONS' IDC 2019 Monitoring Report.


Initiatives in Office for National Statistics - United Kingdom

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Inclusive Data Charter

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The Inclusive Data Charter was developed to mobilize political commitments and meaningful actions to advance inclusive and disaggregated data.
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SDG National Reporting Initiative

The SDG National Reporting Initiative was a two-year initiative to facilitate greater information-sharing on SDG reporting between international, regional, and local communities.

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