Census 2021

The first results

The first results from Census 2021 were released on Tuesday 28 June 2022. A variety of products have been produced which summarize the first results and give a glimpse of how Gloucestershire's population has changed in the past decade. 


Topic summaries 

The first topic summaries were first released in November 2022, further summaries will be released in the coming months. The topic summaries bring together univariate data (one variable only) grouped by similar themes


Changes to geographies

Every 10 years, alongside the release of the Census data, the ONS redraw the boundaries for our statistical geographies.  A brief guide to the new geographies is available here and further information including boundary maps can be found in the geography and boundary section


What's next?

The ONS will release further results from the census over the coming months, provisional dates are listed below:

  • ethnic group, national identity, language, and religion (November 29th)
  • labour market and travel to work (December 8th)
  • housing (January 5th)
  • sexual orientation and gender identity (January 6th)
  • Education (January 10th)
  • health, disability, and unpaid care (January 19th)


Where can I find out more?

You can find out more information about the census on the ONS website 


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