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Social statistics and demography

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Explore how population and social changes interact with the world and how those things can be measured. Demographers, data analysts and researchers help to improve livelihoods and global health.

Gain skills in research methods and applying statistics to different areas, such as demography and global health. Understand changes in society and how these influence policy and practice. Study at a University specialising in surveys and official statistics and develop innovations in statistical methodology. These are used to address real world issues and the statistical study of human population.

Social statistics and demography courses

Our courses focus on different aspects of social statistics, demography and global health. They are student focused in order to prepare you for future employment. We look forward to including students within our learning community.

Undergraduate courses

Our research makes a difference


It is important to use good statistical methods measure society and the economy for the public good.
Head of Department
In the context of growing globalisation, migration and rapid social change, a global approach to health has never been more important.
Associate Professor
We have never been so in need of researchers who can confidently design high-quality social surveys and apply appropriate methodologies to help tackle pressing issues.
Associate Professor


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University of Southampton, University, Southampton SO17 1BJ
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