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Census 2021

Published: 1/2/2021

The census is coming – Sunday 21 March. It’s easy to take part.

There’s a wide range of services to help you fill in your form, including help in different languages, accessible guidance and a contact centre.

What is the Census?

The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. The census is unique. There’s simply nothing else that gives so much detail about us and the society we live in.

All kinds of organisations, from local authorities to charities, use the information to help provide the services we all need, including transport, education and healthcare. Without the census, it would be much more difficult to do this.

By taking part, you’ll be helping make sure you and your community get the services needed now and in the future.

For more information, visit www.census.gov.uk

This page was last updated on 08/02/2021