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Office for National Statistics (ONS)

the UK government agency responsible for the collection, analysis and publication of economic, social and demographic statistics including the retail price index, national income accounts, balance- of-payments accounts, social trends, labour market data and periodic census of the population and health statistics.

ONS was formed in 1996 from the merger of the Central Statistical Office and the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys.

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

the UK government agency responsible for the collection, analysis and publication of economic, social and demographic statistics, including the consumer price index, national income accounts, balance-of-payments accounts, social trends, labour market data and periodic censuses of the population and health statistics.

ONS was formed in 1996 from the merger of the Central Statistical Office and the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys.

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The Office of National Statistics, Newport, has fully embraced the Government's Greening Government Commitments, and so is striving to reduce its environmental impact with a number of ambitious targets.
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The local authority says the Office of National Statistics projections and mid-year estimates suggests its Local Development Plan's strategy of curbing the loss by 2011, and increasing population to 59,000 by 2021 is feasible and achievable.
UK: Last month, the UK's Office of National Statistics released its report on 2004 business R&D based on a survey of 4,354 UK businesses.
A new analysis by GMB of hours and earnings figures from the Office of National Statistics reveals the gap in Wales to be pounds 17,798 - compared to an average pounds 27,175 across the UK.
What is clear, though, after seeing recent figures from the Office of National Statistics, is that the manufacturing sector is still failing to maintain steady, sustained growth.
Middlesbrough's Mayor, Ray Mallon, told a meeting of the Council Executive that one of the borough's greatest problems was a declining population but it was falling nowhere near the figure suggested by the Office of National Statistics.
Other error-prone sites included the Office of National Statistics, the Department of Health, and the Department of Trade & Industry, which has more than 2,700 broken links on the site alone--an "unacceptable error level,' according to the report.
As the Office of National Statistics revamps its method of calculating Britain's trade balance, the number-crunchers couldn't help but notice the huge transfer fees that English clubs have paid for foreign players.
The Office of National Statistics figures are based on "subjective well-being" and is part of a programme to measure national well-being.

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