The Census is a count of all people and households in the UK taken every 10 years. The results from the 2021 Census will be released in stages and local data will be made available online at York open data.

Release 1: 28 June 2022

  • usual resident population by sex
  • usual resident population by 5-year age group
  • usual resident population by sex and 5-year age group
  • usual resident population density
  • number of households

Release 2: autumn to winter 2022

  • demography and migration
  • ethnic group, national identity, language, and religion
  • health, disability, and unpaid care
  • housing
  • labour market and travel to work
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • education
  • UK armed forces veterans

Release 3: winter 2022 to early 2023

  • short-term resident population data

Release 4: Spring 2023

  • workplace population
  • workday population
  • out-of-term population
  • second address population
  • detailed migration statistics
  • origin-destination data

The Census is the most complete source of information about the population available and shows how our country is changing over time. Visit the Office for National Statistics Census website for more information.

For the most recent population and demographic information visit the York Profile on York open data.

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