How 2011 Census data can help you

Effective policy, planning and decision making needs to be based on good quality information; data from the 2011 Census helps you do exactly that. Now is the perfect time to take advantage of the unrivalled source of free information from the 2011 Census.

This section highlights some of the many uses and benefits of census data. We also want to hear from you about how you have used 2011 Census data.

Latest census case studies

  • NEW: Lancashire County Council

    See ho Lancashire County Council used census statistics as a building block for their internet access project.

  • Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

    See how Yorkshire Wildlife Trust used census statistics as the basis for a funding application.

  • Bristol City Council

    See how Bristol used census statistics in its work with partners through the Children and Young People's Trust, to deliver a wide range of services.

  • Redbridge Council for Voluntary Services

    Case study describing Redbridge Council for Voluntary Services' use of the census statistics