This dataset includes data from the 2011 Census released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Notes and Definitions
1. The main population base for outputs from the 2011 Census is the usual resident population as at census day (27 March 2011).
Although the population base for enumeration included non-UK short-term residents, these are not included in the main outputs from the 2011 Census, but are analysed separately. All outputs, unless specified, are produced using only usual residents of the UK.
2. For 2011 Census purposes, a usual resident of the UK is anyone who, on census day, was in the UK and had stayed or intended to stay in the UK for a period of 12 months or more, or had a permanent UK address and was outside the UK and intended to be outside the UK for less than 12 months.
3. Further information about the census estimates, including details about the methodology and other definitions used, how other population sub-groups are counted, Output Area maintenance and other geographic information, are available on the ONS website at http://www.ons.gov.uk/census
ONS as the executive arm of the UK Statistics Authority has a legal obligation not to reveal information collected in confidence in the census about individual people and households. The confidentiality of all census results, including the counts in this release, is protected by a combination of a variety of disclosure protection measures.
Terms and Conditions
These statistics may be used, excluding logos, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.
2011 Rural-Urban Classification
The outputs are based on a rural-urban classification of output areas.
Output areas are treated as urban if they were allocated to a 2011 built-up area with a population of 10,000 or more people. The domains are sub-divided into broad morphological types based on the predominant settlement component.
For more details see https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/rural-urban-definition
Frequency: Census (10 years)
Household spaces are identified separately in census results as those with at least one usual resident, and those that do not have any usual residents.
A household space with no usual residents may still be used by short-term residents, visitors who were present on census night, or a combination of short-term residents and visitors.
Vacant household spaces, and household spaces that are used as second addresses, are also classified in census results as 'household spaces with no usual residents'.
A dwelling is shared if:
- the household spaces it contains have the accommodation type 'part of a converted or shared house',
- not all of the rooms (including kitchen, bathroom and toilet, if any) are behind a door that only that household can use, and
- there is at least one other such household space at the same address with which it can be combined to form the shared dwelling
About this dataset
Created 6 years ago
|Licence||UK Open Government Licence (OGL v3)|
|Type of information||Older Censuses (pre-2021)|