Fellowship is open to anyone with an interest in statistics at any stage of their career – from students through to retirees. No formal statistical qualifications are required.

This is our most popular grade of membership and, by becoming a fellow, you will be joining our active community of over 9,000 members worldwide who seek to promote the role of statistics in society. Fellowship offers numerous benefits, including:

Improving Knowledge
Professional Development
Having a Voice
Sharing Best Practice
Member discount scheme

Above all, fellowship of the Society keeps you up to date with the latest news, developments and events in the world of statistics and data analysis, as well as giving you the opportunity to support the statistics profession


Fellowship fees are £138 per year with concessionary rates available to students, new graduates, retirees and those from Economically Developing Areas (EDA). A discount is also available to those paying by Direct Debit from a UK bank account.

Membership year

Fellow membership runs from 1 January to 31 December annually but applications are welcome throughout the year. If you join before the end of August: we will send you any issues of Significance magazine you have missed since the start of the year and your membership will be due for renewal the following January. If you join from September onwards, you will pay the following year’s subscription rate, and membership will run right through to the end of the following year. Receipt of Significance will start from the next published issue.