Guidance

SFR: compliance with official statistics code of practice

Information for users on compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics and management of revisions to the SFR

Documents

Statistics revisions policy: April 2016

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Statement of administrative sources for the Statistical First Release

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Quality statement for the Statistical First Release

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Quality assurance framework for the Statistical First Release

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Statistical policy statement on meeting user needs through engagement with users

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Confidentiality and disclosure statement for the Statistical First Release

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Details

In December 2010 the UK Statistics Authority published a report entitled ‘Assessment of compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics’ after undertaking an assessment of the Further Education & Skills Statistical First Release.

In response, the documents on this page are published in line with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

The statistical first release (SFR) is published 5 times a year and comprises:

  • further education & skills:learner participation, outcomes
  • level of highest qualification held

The document on this page provides information on how revisions to the SFR are managed, in accordance with the code of practice for official statistics