Office for National Statistics

Statistics provided are predominantly those for England and Wales (but many links to sources of data for other parts of the UK are also provided).

Data may be browsed by theme, where the major themes are: "Business, industry and trade", "Economy", "Employment and labour market" and "People, population and community". There are also guides on local data and census data, time series data which can be downloaded and a release calendar of publications.

Spatial Coverage: 
United Kingdom

Statistical reports in Adobe PDF. Data and statistics downloadable as MS Excel or CSV.

Data Access: 

Freely available data on internet.

NOTE: Edinburgh University Data Library hold a superseded CSO (Central Statistical Office) UK macro-economic time series data from 1987 - 1995 for archival purposes. Access to data is software dependent. For further information contact the Data Library.