Census

2021 Census – Help us design the outputs

As ONS continues to develop its recommendations for questions in the 2021 Census, work has also started on how to best present the answers. As a national consultation exercise gets under way,  Suzanne Dunsmith explains why everyone with an interest in 2021 data needs to take part.   

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Reflecting views on the 2021 Census

A further update from Iain Bell on development work for the 2021 census. As ONS continues to develop its recomendations for government, some questions are now on course for inclusion. Others, on topics including ethnicity and religion as well as sexuality and gender identity, are still to be decided on.

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Beyond 2021 – transforming the Census

The 2021 Census will be the UK’s first predominantly online census. For future decades ONS is exploring the possibility of a Census based on linking together administrative data  supported by survey information.

Becky Tinsley on how ONS is refining its approach to gathering and using administrative data – information people have already supplied to other government bodies – to produce census-type outputs.

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