Tag: MBM census
MBM review of the ONS paper ‘Methodology for decision making on the 2021 Census sex question concept and associated guidance’
MBM review of the ONS paper ‘Methodology for decision making on the 2021 Census sex question concept and associated guidance’ Less than six weeks before the date of the...
8th March 2021
Today, the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) has published draft guidance entitled ‘Collecting and reporting data about sex in official statistics’. The guidance sets out what producers should consider...
25th February 2021
1. Introduction Less than six weeks before the date of the 2021 census in England and Wales, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published the guidance which will accompany...
19th February 2021
The next census in England and Wales will take place on 21 March 2021. For the past few years, both expert data users and feminist groups have been taking...
12th February 2021
As reported in the Sunday Times (24 January 2021), the Chief Statistician Sir Ian Diamond has stated that the sex question in the forthcoming census in England and Wales...
25th January 2021
At the time of writing, the three UK census authorities (National Records of Scotland , Office for National Statistics, and the Northern Ireland Research and Statistics Authority) are planning...
30th November 2020
Every ten years the census gives us a complete picture of the nation. It allows us to compare different groups of people across the United Kingdom because the same...
13th November 2020
Presentation given to Woman’s Place UK webinar on sex in the census on 18 October 2020.
18th October 2020
This blog looks at recent developments on the framing of the sex question in the next census. TimingThe UK census is undertaken by three separate census authorities: National Records...
24th September 2020
The UK is losing robust data on sex and the framing of the sex question in the 2021 census is set to make the situation worse. The sex...
20th June 2020