Office of National Statistics
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32.9 million people aged 16 and over are currently in employment, 113,000 more than a year earlier – but 220,000 fewer than the previous quarter.
What kind of job you have has never been more important for your life chances.
According to ONS figures, people living in the poorest parts of England and Wales die of Covid-19 at a rate that is more than double the one of people living in wealthy areas.
Coronavirus: Trust in political figures is at a low just as they need citizens to act on their advice.4 min read
Leaders all over the world have tested their citizens to the limit in recent years. Now they need them to follow strict orders to stop the spread of infection.
Prime example of misreading stats: Report of 2019 a record-breaking year for UK exports an illusion.5 min read
Is the UK economy booming or are the statistics being twisted out of shape by the shuffling of gold bullion? A strange and unprecedented £13bn export in gold is skewing the UK’s economic statistics. And the government fell for it.