The 2011 Census of England and Wales took place on Sunday 27th
Help tomorrow take shape
The Office for National Statistics (ONS)
carries out a census to find out more about the people who live in
England and Wales and about the make-up of local
The 2011 census took place on 27 March 2011. ONS sent out
questionnaires for around 25 million households to complete, asking
about work, health, national identity, citizenship, ethnic
background, education, second homes, language, marital status and
so on. Statistics based on the answers to the 2011 census will be
used to build a picture of today’s society.
Due to the breadth and depth of the 2011 Census results, the
statistics on the main resident population base (usual residents)
will be released in four stages:
release 16 July 2012: Age and sex, and occupied households
estimates for England and for Wales
Second release November 2012 – February 2013: Key and Quick
Phase 1 - 11 December 2012: Key Statistics for local
authorities in England and Wales
- Phase 2 - 30 January 2013: Key
and Quick Statistics tables for sub-local authority
Third release March 2013 – June 2013: Local Characteristics
Fourth release July 2013 – October 2013: Detailed
Characteristics, Theme and Armed Forces
For more information you can visit the dedicated ONS website.
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