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Release: 2011 Census Analysis, What Does the 2011 Census Tell Us About Older People?

Released: 06 September 2013


Chris W Smith

Population & Statistics Division

Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444683

Categories: Population, People and Places, Older People, Care of the Elderly, Ageing, Economic Inactivity by Age, Economic Inactivity by Reason, Communal Establishments, Pensions, Retirement, Housing and Households, Household Composition and Characteristics, Pensioner Households

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: England and Wales

Geographical breakdown: Local Authority and County

Survey name(s): Census

This story analyses older people in England and Wales using 2011 Census data; this includes: marital status, living arrangements, housing tenure, economic activity and general health and provision of unpaid care.

2011 Census statistics provide a rich source of information about the number, distribution and characteristics of the population in England and Wales. 2011 Census Analysis products present specific analyses on a variety of topics, including ethnicity, families, health, labour market, language, migration, and national identity, and religion. In particular, many of the analyses focus on geographical variations, changes over time, and how the census differs to other data sources.
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