Gateway page to ONS information on 2001.
Download an article by Alison Green of Sainsbury's that explains the importance of the Census for commercial organisations, especially those in the retail sector with large branch networks.
A report relating to the 2001 Census Debriefing Seminar held at City Hall, London, in April 2006 is available to download.
The vast UK Census help and information site, which includes a search facility for locating relevant sections of the site (currently under construction). The site contains information on a huge range of census-related issues.
On-line access to the latest census news released by the Office for National Statistics.
On-line access to the latest census news released by the General Register Office for Scotland.
The website of a conference held in June 2000 at the Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research at the University of Manchester. Included on the site are full versions of the 15 conference papers available for downloading. The papers represent some of the latest research in the field, covering topics such as Experian's FIZZ system and the ONS's 2001 Census data dissemination strategies.
Discover the latest plans for the 2001 Census output, direct from the Office for National Statistics. The prospectus can be read on-line, or downloaded as an Adobe Acrobat file.
The National Classification of Census Output Areas is a three tier hierarchy which was created from Census variables, and classifies every output area in the UK based on its value for those variables. This site is designed to give users access to the classification, and information about its creation and additional information to aid use.
Maintained by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), this site includes some of the latest official UK statistics, regular updates on the progress of the 2001 census, access to up-to-date Governmental publications, and updates on UK economic indicators. It also incorporates the StatBase and DataBank databases. The former gives free access to a large selection of Government statistics, while the latter is a subscription service.
The official website of the 2001 Census in Northern Ireland. The site contains details about the 1997 Census Test, the 1999 Census Rehearsal and the consultation that has taken place so far.
NISRA is reponsible for administering the Census in Northern Ireland, and for providing statistics related to the Province. The site contains some data on Northern Ireland's demography and to other key issues of importance, such as crime and education.
Social Grade is the 'common currency' social classification (the 'ABC1' system) used by the advertising industry and employed throughout marketing and market research. This site provides details of the new approximation to Social Grade available in the outputs from the 2001 Census. Results produced using the Social Grade algorithm are similar to other sources of information for people aged 16-64, but show differences from other sources for those aged 65 and above. A document is available for download in PDF format which demonstrates the extent of the similarities and differences and explains the likely causes.
In February 2005, the MRS Census and Geodemographics Group and the Association of Census Distributors (ACD) submitted a report to the Office for National Statistics entitled A User's View of the 2001 Census. The report and the ONS response can be read on the CGG pages of the MRS website.