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Census 2021

Households across the nation will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.

The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941.

The Census is a snapshot of who we are and how we live our lives. The information is vital for assessing community needs for services such as schools and Doctors surgeries as well as how our communities are made up and changing.

Census weekend is the 21st March and results will be available within 12 months, although personal records will be locked away for 100 years, kept safe for future generations.

For more information visit www.census.gov.uk or follow on twitter and facebook at @census2021 or click on the link below for a leaflet explaining the process

Published
16 February 2021
Last Updated
24 February 2021
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