ONS have recently updated plans for the next Census outputs, with Release 4 now beginning on 31 July and before the end of Release 3. A timeline of what to expect next, as it currently stands, is below:
- 12 July: Release 3.2b – MSOA and ward level Detailed Characteristic tables (for the 76 tables already available at LA level) + 21 additional tables (14 national, 5 regional and 2 at LA level)
- 31 July: Release 4.1 – Output Area level Local Characteristic tables relating to ethnicity, identity, religion and language
- 30 August: Release 3.3 – MSOA and ward level Detailed Characteristic tables relating to the Demography topic
More details relating to these releases can be found on the ONS website, along with the latest Release 3 layouts. It’s not currently clear when Armed Forces or Detailed Theme tables can be expected but we’ll keep users posted as soon as we know more.