Official Statistics

DWP abstract of statistics – policies and statements

Policies and statements related to the DWP abstract of statistics.

Documents

Quality statement for the DWP abstract of statistics

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Methodology statement for the DWP abstract of statistics

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Uses and users of the DWP abstract of statistics

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These policies and statements relate to the DWP abstract of statistics.

DWP complies with the UK Statistics Authority code of practice for official statistics.

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Published 9 July 2013
Last updated 11 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added revised methodology and quality statements, dated January 2018. The revised methodology statement takes account of moderate methodological changes to provide more accurate comparisons between the values of benefits, prices and earnings.
  2. First published.