2011 Census

The 2011 Census of England and Wales took place on Sunday 27th March 2011


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 neighbourhoods.

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:

For more information you can visit the dedicated ONS website.