What we do

Government Statistical Service (GSS) is a community for all civil servants working in the collection, production and communication of official statistics. The Government Statistician Group (GSG) is the civil service profession for statisticians. The GSG collects, analyses and disseminates official statistics in order to meet the needs of government, business, and the public for trusted, authoritative, relevant and timely statistics, and related analysis and advice.

Government Statistical Service is part of the Civil Service.

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Our management

  • John Pullinger

    John Pullinger

    UK National Statistician, Head of the Government Statistical Service and Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority

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