The next census in England and Wales will be in 2021. The Census Transformation Programme (CTP) will ensure its success by making the best use of all available data to enhance the provision of population statistics.

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The next census and beyond

2016 Census Test in Telford and the Wrekin

We held a small survey for selected residents in Telford and the Wrekin. Thanks for helping us get ready for the next census

2021 Census topic consultation

23 May 2016 - The 2021 Census - Assessment of initial user requirements on content for England and Wales: Response to consultation

Administrative Data Census: Annual assessment

16 May 2016 - ONS’s first annual assessment of our ability to replicate census-type information by using administrative data, and to move to an Administrative Data Census

Census Transformation Programme

Designing the 2021 Census and beyond, including the use of administrative data

2021 Census Design Document

Sets out the initial thinking for the design of the 2021 Census in England and Wales

Census data and background

All census data

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2011 Census

Data, release information, analysis, background and history of the 2011 Census for England and Wales

2011 UK censuses

Statistics from the UK censuses of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland paint a picture of the nation and how we live

2001 and earlier censuses

Data, design and background information for earlier censuses

Census Customer Services

Our customer service team provide expert advice and guidance on every census