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2011 Census benefits

2011 Census benefits

How 2011 Census data can help you

Effective policy, planning and decision making needs to be based on good quality information; data from the 2011 Census helps you do exactly that. Now is the perfect time to take advantage of the unrivalled source of free information from the 2011 Census.

This section highlights some of the many uses and benefits of census data. We also want to hear from you about how you have used 2011 Census data.


We use the census data as the fundamental building block to understanding our population - how it has changed and key trends.
2011 Census user satisfaction survey respondent (February 2013)
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