Background Quality Report - Public Awareness of and Trust in Official Statistics

Date published: 31 March 2021


This report provides information on the quality of the data used to produce the official statistics: Public Awareness of and Trust in Official Statistics Northern Ireland. It informs users about the quality of the information upon which they may be drawing conclusions and making decisions.


The report is structured around the five quality dimensions for statistical outputs (from the European Statistics Code of Practice, PDF (458 KB)). The UK Statistics Authority’s Code of Practice for Statistics requires that:

Q3.3 The quality of the statistics and data, including their accuracy and reliability, coherence and comparability, and timeliness and punctuality, should be monitored and reported regularly.

Last updated: 25 October 2023