ONS Update Letter


ONS published a 2011 Census update letter earlier this afternoon, reporting on imminent plans for Census releases 3 and 4. Key points from this letter are:

Census Update Letter

  • Non-UK born short-term residents and detailed tables relating to Passports Held, Country of Birth, and National Identity will be released 26 March.
  • Release 3 will now be Detailed Characteristics at local authority level, followed by MSOA and Ward geographies, and will begin in May.
  • Local Characteristics data will now be Release 4 (summer).
  • More details of the exact timings of these releases are expected in April.

As usual, all of the above data will be available through SASPAC.