Census geography and pandemic statistics

David Martin, one of the UK Data Service Deputy Directors, has worked since 1996 on the design of census geographies in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  He talks about the importance of the census as a foundation for our population statistics and boundaries, highlighting their relevance to monitoring Covid-19.

Census Day is 21 March

Jon Wroth-Smith, statistician at the Office for National Statistics, continues our ongoing census series by discussing how important the UK censuses are and outlines the journey beyond filling in your census form.

Census 2021: Considering user needs for public, safeguarded, and secure data

Helena Rosiecka continues our census series by discussing Census 2021 data outputs, including origin-destination flow datasets and microdata products. She also considers the importance of user needs, and how the Office for National Statistics is working to improve census data outputs by inviting users to submit feedback during the forthcoming public Census 2021 outputs consultation.