Useful Sources

The following are links to useful sources of information:

Island Breaks
Islandbreaks is the official Isle of Wight tourism website, and provides information on accommodation, food & drink, things to do, what’s on, as well as a number of ‘Weird & Wonderful Facts’.

Office for National Statistics
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the government department responsible for producing a wide range of key economic, social, environmental and population statistics.

Office for National Statistics (Neighbourhood Statistics)
The Neighbourhood Statistics is part of ONS, and allows access to a range of local demographic, social and economic data by entering a postcode.

NOMIS (provided by the ONS) gives access to detailed labour market statistics from official sources. This includes national, regional and local statistics on population, labour supply, out-of-work benefits, labour demand and business.

Department for Work and Pensions
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) provide a variety of publications and official statistics relating to employment and benefits.

Department for Education
The Department for Education (DfE) provides access to a variety of new and current research, publications and data from a range of sources.

Department for Education (Local Statistics)
DfE provides statistics for individual schools and local areas, by entering a postcode, locality (place) or school name, allowing for easy comparison between schools.

Home Office
The Home Office provide regular research and statistics relating to crime, anti-social behaviour and immigration in Britain.

DEFRA (Statistics)
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) provide statistical information and analysis for three main areas; food & farming, environment & wildlife and rural & countryside.

Page last updated on: 09/05/2012