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ADR Wales and Welsh Government report on Welsh language ability is first publication to use analysis in the Integrated Data Service
26 October 2023
A new report, produced by ADR Wales in partnership with the Welsh Government and the Office for National Statistics (ONS), is the first published output using analysis in the Integrated Data Service. The report explores the differences between estimates of Welsh language ability reported in Census 2021 and the Labour Force Survey.
Are farming households different to other rural households in Wales? A view from the AD|ARC project
12 October 2023
Stuart Neil is the agriculture and rural affairs statistician working within Welsh Government and a steering group member for the ADR UK-funded Administrative Data | Agricultural Research Collection (AD|ARC) project. In a blog, Stuart discusses the picture emerging from early work on farming households in Wales and how this can help to inform policy decisions that may benefit the people that live in them.
COVID-19 vaccine inequality found among people experiencing homelessness in Wales, study suggests
11 October 2023
A year into the mass vaccination programme, people who experienced homelessness in Wales had lower rates of COVID-19 vaccine uptake, an ADR Wales study has found.
Amplifying the voice of care experienced young people in data research: Reflections on a pilot internship scheme
3 August 2023
As part of a wider project to co-produce data research with care experienced young people, Administrative Data Research Centre Northern Ireland (ADRC NI) recently offered a summer internship for the position of Research and Communications Assistant. As an expert by lived experience, the intern’s role was to help develop a dissemination strategy and materials for research around children known to social services. In this blog, we hear directly from the successful applicant, Rhianna Brown, on how she found the internship experience.
Educational attainment in Wales: Differences between Welsh- and EU-born pupils
28 June 2023
An ADR Wales research team has published a Data Insight that covers the differences in educational attainment and attendance between Welsh- and European Union (EU)-born pupils. This is part of the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) Data Linkage Project, an ADR Wales initiative.