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2011 census: Planning

  1. 2011 census: Legislation

    The laws that underpinned the 2011 census.

  2. 2011 census: Consultations

    Documents and reports from consultations we ran in the lead-up to the 2011 census.

  3. 2011 census: User and advisory groups

    Details of the user and advisory groups we consulted ahead of the 2011 census.

  4. 2011 census: UK harmonisation

    How we worked closely with other census offices across the UK to plan the 2011 census and publish results.

  5. 2011 census: Census test and rehearsal

    Background, results and reports from our census test in 2006 and census rehearsal in 2009.

  6. 2011 census: Research

    Reports and summaries from our research to ensure the 2011 census took users' views into account.