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Office for National Statistics (ONS)

The UK's largest independent producer of official statistics. The statistics fall into these main categories: Agriculture and Environment; Business and Energy; Children, Education and Skills; Crime and Justice; Economy; Government; Health and Social Care; Labour Market; People and Places; Population; Travel and Transport.


  • Published statistics from all Government departments

2011 Census Data

  • Data and analysis from the 2011 Census and previous census returns


  • Official statistics from the European Union

Eurostat Publications

  • Including Eurostat Yearbook and Regional Yearbook with interactive map

Social Trends

  • Provides social and economic data taken from a range of sources, giving a broad picture of UK society today

Regional Trends

  • Includes a wide range of demographic, social, industrial and economic statistics, covering aspects of life in the UK regions.


  • Comprehensive world statistics portal, providing access to data from over 18,000 sources.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

  • International statistics covering: trade, economic trends, development, finance, technology, investment, population and labour force, information economy, maritime transport and sustainable development.