Race and migration in numbers

The release of census 2021 data on migration and race provides evidence on how the population is changing. Nigel de Noronha seeks to provide advice on what data is available about race and migration from the 2021 census and encourage responsible use of it by highlighting appropriate ethical considerations.

New Data Release for Census 2021

The past couple of weeks have seen some significant releases of Census 2021 data. We took a look at some Census “firsts” in these releases, including new statistics on marriage, civil partnerships and veterans as well as some new visualisation tools.

New Northern Ireland census data available

Last week saw the second release of census data by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). The newly released data, as a bundled file and individual files for the topics released, can be downloaded from our bulk download tool.