Everyone will benefit from Census 2021

16 February 2021

Census day will be on 21 March, but households will soon receive letters with online codes explaining how they can take part. The census will include questions about your sex, age, work, health, education, household size and ethnicity. And, for the first time, there will be a question asking people whether they have served in the armed forces, as well as voluntary questions for those aged 16 and over on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Results will be available within 12 months, although personal records will be locked away for 100 years, kept safe for future generations.

For more information about Census 2021, visit https://census.gov.uk/.

The Office of National Statistics team are also still actively recruiting staff to help communities complete the census. For more information about opportunities with Census 2021, please visit https://www.censusjobs.co.uk/.

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