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Data & Statistics guide at the University of Manchester: UK data

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Key UK statistics resources

UK Census Resources

Census Material  - available via the National Archives

UK Data Service Census Support - Provides access to and support for the resources of the population censuses from 1971 to 2011. Registration required

Online Historical Population Reports - All published census reports for England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, for the period 1801-1937

Other UK Resources

The Royal Statistical Guide - Learned and professional society for the science and application of statistics, promoting their use for public benefit.

UK Statistics Authority - Statistics on National Insurance Number Allocations to Adult Overseas Nationals.

MappingGM - a range of maps that you can use to explore Greater Manchester’s housing, planning, infrastructure, socio-economic and demographic data. Most of the data is free, and many of the sources also have national coverage.

Industry and the Supply Side (ESCoE) - Historical data on the supply side of the economy, from the Economics Statistics Centre of Excellence. Historical data on input-output and supply-use tables in the UK, from 1841.

Key database

Statistical terms glossary

UK Governmental Statistics

Official site for all government statistics : Fully searchable site and contains stats already published and upcoming stats from 2010 onwards : Public data to help people understand how government works and how policies are made. Datasets are available from all central government departments, a number of other public sector bodies and local authorities.

Statistics – GOV.UK : Official Statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence.

Statistics – release calendar – GOV.UK : Official Statistical Announcements : UK government website - includes links to government departments, publications information and press releases.

Hansard Online : Contains a complete record of debates and speeches in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. : Many Acts of Parliament and Statutory Instruments and Rules contain statistics on a wide range of topics.

Welsh Government Statistics

National Records of Scotland – Statistics and Data

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency

The Agricultural Census (AG) : The Agricultural Census (AG) provides users with information by Government departments dealing with Agriculture and Rural affairs

Public Sector

NHS Digital - The national provider of information, data and IT systems for health and social care

Department for Communities and Local Government - Statistics

CIPFA Information Services – performance in public services

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