It was a forerunner and constituent, with the UK Central Statistical Office, of the Office for National Statistics, in which they combined in 1996 under a single director who, from 2000 was also known as the National Statistician.

- Office of Population Censuses and Surveys

The ONS was formed on 1 April 1996 by the merger of the Central Statistical Office (CSO) and the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys (OPCS).

- Office for National Statistics

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Central Statistical Office (United Kingdom)

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British government department charged with the collection and publication of economic statistics for the United Kingdom.

British government department charged with the collection and publication of economic statistics for the United Kingdom.

It preceded the Office for National Statistics.

Moser had the task of implementing proposals made by the House of Commons Estimates Committee in 1966, including the setting up of the Business Statistics Office to provide a centralised system of obtaining information from industry and the Office for Population, Censuses and Surveys to collect information from individuals and households through programmes of censuses, surveys and registers.

Registrar-General's Office, Sydney Australia (1872)

General Register Office

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Name given to the civil registry in the United Kingdom, many other Commonwealth nations and Ireland.

Name given to the civil registry in the United Kingdom, many other Commonwealth nations and Ireland.

Registrar-General's Office, Sydney Australia (1872)

In 1970, with the creation of the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys by merging the GRO and the Government Social Survey Department, the GRO became just one division of the new office, headed by a Deputy Registrar General.

With the creation of the Office for National Statistics in 1996, the post of Registrar General was merged with that of Head of the Government Statistical Service, who became the National Statistician.