The Office for National Statistics relies on accurate information from surveys to produce some of its key statistics.
If you have been asked to fill in a survey, you may have some questions about how to do it and why you've been chosen.
This section is in development. It will be expanded to include more surveys. If your survey does not yet appear, please contact us.
About social surveys
High quality survey research on a range of social issues.
Taking part in a social survey
Questions and answers about why surveys are done and what the surveys involve
About business surveys
Guidance and advice to businesses on completing survey forms, and information about your survey.
ONS currently operates a system of holiday guarantees for business survey respondents. This was a recommendation of the:
1996 Osmotherly Review - Statistical Surveys: Easing the burden on business
1996 Government response to the Osmotherly review
1997 GSS report on guarantees of survey holidays
Annual Business Inquiry (ABI)
Advice and information about the ABI
Data protection notification services
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