The UK Data Service works closely with owners and producers of some the most important social and economic data sources in the UK to make sure they are made available to users in a timely manner.
Below are some of the high-profile organisations who regularly deposit data with us.
The Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) is the department for economic growth. The department invests in skills and education to promote trade, boost innovation and help people to start and grow a business.
The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) is an ESRC resource centre responsible for running three of Britain’s internationally-renowned birth cohort studies.
The Department for the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) is the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on the environment, food and rural affairs.
The Department for Transport is one of the UK's leading centres for independent social research. Their research covers a wide range of areas of social policy, and their findings help us understand social behaviour and inform policy.
The Department for Work and Pensions is responsible for welfare and pension policy and is a key player in tackling child poverty.
Eurostat is the European statistical office whose key role is to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service that enables comparisons between countries and regions.
The Home Office provides research and statistics on Home Office responsibilities such as crime, counter-terrorism, the justice system and immigration.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) is the energy forum for 26 industrialised countries, an autonomous intergovernmental entity within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to ensure the energy security of industrialised nations.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was established to promote international monetary cooperation and assist countries in balance-of-payment difficulties. It has over 180 member countries.
NatCen Social Research is one of the UK's leading centres for independent social research. Their research covers a wide range of areas of social policy, and their findings help us understand social behaviour and inform policy.
NISRA is the principal source of official statistics and social research on Northern Ireland´s population and socio-economic conditions.
The OECD is an international alliance of national governments that acts as a forum for member countries to develop economic and social policies. It collects and disseminates authoritative economic data on a wide range of industrial and economic indicators.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and the recognised national statistical institute of the UK.
TNS BMRB are a leading social research agency for UK and international policymakers. Their expertise includes the provision of national statistics, public policy analysis and public service performance measurement and improvement.
The UK Longitudinal Studies Centre (ULSC) is an ESRC national resource centre for promoting longitudinal research and for the design, management and support of UK longitudinal surveys.
Set up in 1966, UNIDO is a United Nations agency with 170 member states. It aims to help developing countries and countries with economies in transition in their fight against marginalisation by promoting industrialisation throughout the developing world.
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. Its focus is to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, which call for the elimination of global poverty and sustained development.