This page contains briefings, data and links to useful websites relating to the 2011 Census.
The data from the 2011 census has been released in phases by the Office for National Statistics since the first in July 2012, with each phase going into more detail and covering a different theme of the census. Data and briefings relating to the releases can be found below.
Release 1 - July 2012
Headline population estimates. Household estimates, and population estimates by age and sex.
Release 2.1 - November 2012
Resident census population estimates by five-year age bands and sex; and estimates of occupied households.
Release 2.2 - December 2012
Additional details to the statistics released in July 2012.
Release 3.1 - May 2013
Detailed characteristics for local authorities.
Release 3.2 - June 2013
Detailed characteristics on Housing for Local Authorities
Release 3.3 - August 2013
Detailed characteristics for local authorities on demography and families.
Release 3.4 - September 2013
Detailed characteristics for local authorities on communal establishments.
Release 3.5 – November 2013
Detailed characteristics on the labour market for local authorities.
Release 3.6 – March 2014
Detailed characteristics on travel to work for local authorities.
External Resources for visualising and analysing Census data
Below are three websites that provide easy access to census data, a brief description of the data in each release, a briefing note and a link to the raw data on the ONS websites.
http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/ The best site for querying headline figures, quick statistics, key statistics and univariate census data.
http://www.nomisweb.co.uk/census/2011 Site for querying detailed statistics (multivariate tables that cross tabulate one census question against another i.e. age by ethnicity).
http://data.london.gov.uk/census/tools Tools and visualisations to help accessing and analysing census data.