Statement of administrative sources for statistical purposes

This Statement lists each of the administrative data sources that DCLG uses in order to compile official statistics.


Statement of administrative sources

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This Statement is issued in accordance with the requirements set out in Protocol 3 of the UK Statistics Authority’s Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

For each data source the Statement describes the procedural arrangements put in place for:

  • dealing with any changes to the underlying data
  • giving statistical staff access to the data
  • quality assuring the data
  • ensuring the security of the source data
Published 11 February 2010
Last updated 30 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added updated statement.
  2. Added the latest version of the 'Statement of administrative sources'.
  3. First published.