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.Read more
As ONS prepares its recommendations to Government on the format and content of the next Census, we’re meeting stakeholders to update them on progress so far and listen to their views. As Iain Bell explains, we’re seeking to understand a wide range of opinions before forming conclusions.Read more
As part of preparations for the 2021 Census, Andy Teague explains how ONS will be estimating the number of rooms and bedrooms at an addressRead more
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.Read more
Preparations are well underway for the 2021 Census with a major test exercise now being carried out. Ben Humberstone reflects on the journey to-date.Read more