Statistics at BIS

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) collects and publishes national and official statistics on further and higher education, building materials, construction prices and costs, economic performance and employment, innovation and trade union membership.

National statistics

We produce national and official statistics in accordance with the statutory and other arrangements described in the guidance on how national and official statistics are assured. We follow the code of practice for official statistics.

Publication timetable

The code of practice for official statistics requires that we announce publication dates for all statistical publications in advance. Publication dates for all BIS and HESA publications are available from the UK Statistics Authority Publication Hub.

Statistical series

Business population estimates


Further education

Higher education



Science, engineering and technology statistics

Sub-national statistics

Trade union membership

Data visualisations

Interactive data visualisations developed by BIS analysts International trade in goods based on UN Comtrade data

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We publish statistics reports and documents, including guidance, which can be found through the document search. Live tables that relate to particular statistics releases or guidance will be listed in the document series on that page.

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Further information

BIS analysis of changes in earnings, net of income tax and National Income Contributions (NICs) between 2012 and 2013

BIS analysis of changes in earnings net of income tax and NICs 2012-2013 (PDF, 54.2KB, 2 pages) Ad hoc analysis of changes in employee earnings, net of income tax and National Income Contributions (NICs) between 2012 and 2013 based on data from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) data from the ONS. The data and analysis can be found by downloading the spreadsheet Take home pay analysis spreedsheet (MS Excel Spreadsheet, 306KB) , with further detail provided in the accompanying explanatory note Explanatory note on Take-home pay analysis spreadsheet 2012-13 (PDF, 49.3KB, 1 page)


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For general information on UK government statistics in all other areas, please go to the national statistics website.