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Statistics

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The statistics branches within all government departments, together with the Office for National Statistics, form the Government Statistical Service. Statistics are also provided to government by the Information Centre for health and social care. Statistics are used to inform debate, decision making and research both within government and by the wider community.

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Information Centre for health and social care

The Information Centre provides facts and figures to help the NHS and social services run effectively. It collects data from across the sector, analyses it, then converts it into useful information and statistics

UK Statistics Authority

Official UK statistics and information about statistics.

Government Statistical Service jobs

Information about how to apply for jobs in the Government Statistical Service

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