The Office for National Statistics (ONS) published some dramatic quotes last month relating to youth unemployment. The opposition leader, Ed Miliband, chants and jibes at the coalition for the ‘lost generation’. But figures that were not taken into account are … Continue reading
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Tagged Alex Lawton, data, denominator, Ed Miliband, figures, negative, ONS, progressive, regressive, results, statistics, survey, unemployment, Youth
The 2011 Census questionnaires were sent out to UK households from March 7th, ready for completion on March 27th. Because the census only happens every 10 years, this will be the first one since the rise of data transparency. We … Continue reading
Posted in Data Sources, How is data journalism used?
Tagged 2001, 2011, bbc, census, data, datablog, guardian, nyt, ONS, simonrogers, uk, US