National Records of Scotland

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Improving Population and Household Statistics - the Role of Government, Academia and Local Partners

Improving Population and Household Statistics - the Role of Government, Academia and Local Partners

Programme

09:15

Registration and Coffee

 

09:45

Introduction to the Day

Kirsty Maclachlan, National Records of Scotland (NRS)

10:00

The Government Economic Strategy and the population growth target

Neil Hastie and Euan Carmichael of Economic Strategy Directorate

10:30

Migration Statistics Improvement Programme – an overview

Richard Pereira, ONS

11:00

Migration research within the Centre for Population Change

James Raymer, University of Southampton

11:30

Coffee

 

11:50

Improving population statistics in Scotland - the work of NRS

NRS

12:10

Using administrative data to estimate local populations and some applications

Steve McCarthy and Sam Waples of Mayhew Associates

12:40

LUNCH

 

13:40

Workshop

 

14:30

Small area population estimates  - lessons from pooling information

Cecilia Macintyre, NRS

14:50

Developments in household information

Martin MacFie, NRS

15:10

The importance of population statistics to local authorities

Paul Davison, LARIA in Scotland

15:30

Coffee

 

15:50

Capacity building in local authorities

Robert Raeside, Napier University

16:20

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