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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 (opens new window)

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 (opens new window)

The Authority's statutory objective is to promote and safeguard the production and publication of official statistics that serve the public good.

Government Statistical Service jobs (opens new window)

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

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