Office for National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics (ONS; Welsh: Swyddfa Ystadegau Gwladol) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.

Office for National Statistics
Agency overview
Formed1 April 1996; 25 years ago (1996-04-01)
Preceding agencies
TypeNon-ministerial government department
JurisdictionUnited Kingdom
HeadquartersGovernment Buildings, Cardiff Road, Newport NP10 8XG
51°33′58.89″N 3°1′38″W
Employees3,302 (including UK Statistics Authority)
Annual budget£206.5 million (2009–2010)[1] (including UK Statistics Authority)
Agency executive
Parent agencyUK Statistics Authority
Websiteons.gov.uk