Uk population and U Guide - Resources and Review

The department of the devolved Scottish Administration responsible for the registration of births, marriages, deaths, divorces, and adoptions in Scotland, and for carrying out periodic censuses of Scotland's population.
A large searchable catalogue which provides access to a set of key statistics drawn from over 230 UK government datasets. Topics covered include population, income, balance of payments, birth and death rates, consumer expenditure, marriage and divorce rates, economic activity, employment and unemployment, education and training, road accidents, household income and expenditure, gross domestic product, housing, livestock, labour market, international migration, criminal offences, national lottery, recycling of waste, atmospheric and water pollution, drug seizures, and various other social statistics.
Overview of economic statistics in the United Kingdom, including trends in leisure and entertainment, the environment, and health, as well as general UK figures.
Data from the UK Census is accessible to members of academic institutions in the United Kingdom for research or teaching purposes under the ESRC
JISC Census Initiative. To access the data on the MIMAS service users need to register for a MIMAS userid and for the appropriate Census dataset. These pages provide information on the data available including, Small Area and Local Base Statistics, the Postcode/Enumeration District Directory, Samples of Anonymised Records, Special Workplace Statistics, Special Migration Statistics, Digitised Boundary Data and Population Surface Models.
Basic reference information about the United Kingdom, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, coordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
Quarterly publication from the National Statistics Office covering population and demographic information. It contains commentary on the latest findings, articles on topical subjects such as one parent families, cohabitation, fertility differences, international demography, population estimates and projections for different groups, and statistical tables and graphs showing trends on conceptions, births, marriages, divorces, internal and international migration, and population estimates. All material can be downloaded in pdf format.
MIMAS provides a range of national dataset services to the UK academic community. These include online access to strategic research and teaching datasets, specialist support (e.g. training courses and documentation), access to software packages and computing resources required for data storage.
Government White Paper in PDF format regarding the 2001 Census procedure. Covers the proposals put forward by the government, and the reasoning behind the topics covered and the questions asked. Aspects of confidentiality, security, and dissemination of results are also addressed.
Extensive datasets including census data, government surveys, macroeconomic, spatial and scientific data.
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