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Insights into children's mental health and well-being

This briefing from the Office of National Statistics, (ONS) offers a useful profile of the latest trends in child mental health, and confirms a dramatic increase in mental ill health in Britain’s children. 18 more words


The second most common crime in the UK is cybercrime

In its first year of inclusion in the UK’s crime estimates for England and Wales, cybercrime placed right near the top of the list of the most common criminal offenses. 284 more words

Boost in UK workers' pay marks most substantial rise since financial crisis

UK workers have received an effective pay rise of nearly 2% over the past year, as low levels of inflation helped to boost take-home pay, the latest figures suggest. 135 more words

Scotland leads the way in reducing gender pay gap

New figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show Scotland is leading the way in the UK in reducing the gender pay gap.

The figures show a 1.8 percentage point fall in the full-time median earnings of men and women, compared with just one-fifth percentage point drop across the UK. 189 more words

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Inflation remains negative while NS&I savings rates fall

The latest monthly report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that the UK’s Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation rate remained negative in October at -0.1%. 185 more words

Survey response rates - look down!

Response rates to surveys are declining. Fast. New sources, such as big data or administrative data, or making survey response compulsory, are no longer an optional extra. 714 more words

Possible five-year postponement of state pension age rise for those under 50

Falls in life expectancy levels could result in a delay of the planned rise in the state pension age to 68, new projections suggest.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is set to publish life expectancy estimates next month, which are likely to forecast a significant fall in longevity. 205 more words