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Social Sciences: Social Statistics & DemographyPart of Social Sciences


We work in four main areas: demography, health and wellbeing; sample survey theory and methods; statistical modelling; and policy and evaluation.

Our research connects statisticians and demographers, economists and social policy analysts in Social Sciences with academics from across the University and beyond.

We are known for the expertise and international scope of our researchers and for the application of cutting-edge quantitative and qualitative methods. Much of our work has global impact, aiding our partners in the development of policy worldwide.

Endorsed for our research

Research across Social Statistics & Demography was praised for its world-leading quality in the Research Excellence Framework 2014

Working with our partners

Our academics are working with external organisations contributing expertise, while their experience informs our teaching.

Population Europe

Professor Jane Falkingham discusses demographic transitions

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Our research impact

One of the UK's top research Universities, we were rated 11th for the volume of the high quality research. Click here to find out more

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