The main responsibilities of the Office for National Statistics, as Executive Office of the UK Statistics Authority and within the context of the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007, include: the collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of a range of economic, social and demographic statistics relating to the United Kingdom that serve the public good and meet our legal obligations (both domestic and international). In conjunction with the National Statistician, this office provides statistical leadership and methodological advice for the benefit of UK official statistics, undertaking various representational roles in an international context, and the development and maintenance of definitions, methodologies, and classifications of statistics.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For this data source, RIMES currently hosts data for 11 economic data securities, including the following:
- Construction, Consumer Price Index, Distribution, Hotels And Restaurants, Finance & Business Services, Manufacturing, Private Sector, Public Sector, Public Sector Excluding Financial Services, Retail Prices Index, Services, Whole Economy
Some of the data items available include:
- 3 Month Moving Average, Annual Frequency Index Value, Change Over 1 Year, Database Source, Database Symbol, Description, Month Change Over 1 Year, Monthly Frequency Index Value, Quarter Change Over 1 Year, Quarterly Frequency Index Value, Year On Year Change, etc.