How do childhood circumstances affect your chances of poverty as an adult?

Childhood circumstances have an important effect on a person’s future income prospects, analysis from ONS has shown. The analysis suggests that people in the UK who have a low personal education level are nearly five times more likely to be poor in adulthood than those with high personal education levels, once other factors are accounted […]

Inequality in one-year cancer survival in England shrinks

The inequality between health bodies in England in terms of one-year cancer survival estimates narrowed between 1998 and 2013, newly-released figures show. The latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that over that 15-year period the percentage of cancer patients surviving longer than a year increased from 60% to 70%. The difference […]