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Census 2001

The 2001 Census took place on 29 April 2001 and celebrated 200 years of census taking in England and Wales. Use this section to learn more about the 2001 Census and the topics covered in the results.

  • About the Census

    Introduction to the 2001 Census in England and Wales.

  • About Census data

    Information about the 2001 Census statistical outputs, data quality and other supporting information.

  • Design and conduct of the Census

    Information about legislation and the design, consultation and evaluation of the 2001 Census.

  • Glossary

    Definitions of terms and phrases used in products and statistical outputs from the 2001 Census.

  • News archive

    Archive of news releases detailing the progress of the 2001 Census as it happened.

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