Office for National Statistics

United Kingdom's principal government institution in charge of statistics and census data / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Office for National Statistics (ONS; Welsh: Swyddfa Ystadegau Gwladol) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.

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Office for National Statistics
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Agency overview
Formed1 April 1996; 27 years ago (1996-04-01)
Preceding agencies
TypeNon-ministerial government department
JurisdictionUnited Kingdom
HeadquartersGovernment Buildings, Cardiff Road, Newport NP10 8XG
51°34′00″N 03°01′42″W
Employees3,302 (including UK Statistics Authority)
Annual budget£206.5 million (2009–2010)[1] (including UK Statistics Authority)
Agency executive
Parent agencyUK Statistics Authority
Websitewww.ons.gov.uk Edit this at Wikidata
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