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About the Office for National Statistics

The government department that provides statistical and registration services.

ONS is responsible for producing a wide range of economic and social statistics. It also registers life events and holds the decennial census of the population.

- The Office for National Statistics
All about the organisation that leads the UK government's statistics service.

- ONS' responsibilities
ONS' responsibilities as laid down in the Service Delivery Agreement with HM Treasury (from the Spending review 2004, including SR1998-2000 & SR2002 targets).

- ONS Survey Charter
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) Survey Charter sets out our commitments to the people and organisations who take part in our surveys and use our survey statistics.

- Job opportunities at ONS

- ONS Organisation Chart

- ONS office location maps

- Selling to ONS

- Download corporate documents
Includes the ONS Business Plan, Compliance Plan, and Annual Report and Accounts.

- Freedom of Information gateway
About the ONS Publication Scheme, your entitlement to information and what information is available.

- Census
Everything you wanted to know about the most comprehensive survey of the UK population.

- Access to ONS Microdata

- Other countries' national statistics offices from the UN website

- Statistical Training


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