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How census compares with other data sources

Files providing information about the difference between the census and other datasets, available to download:

Resources available:

  • Explaining differences between 2011 Census estimates and rolled-forward mid-year population estimates: A paper explaining the differences and an Excel file containing the rolled-forward 2011 mid-year population estimates.

  • Comparison between 2011 Census estimates and the GP NHS Patient Register: A paper describing the comparisons of census estimates and Patient Register counts by sex and broad age groups by local authority, region and nationally, and an Excel file containing the comparisons.

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