• The legislation behind the taking of the 2001 Census in England and Wales.

  • Information about consultation with users of census data during the design and development of the 2001 methodology and outputs.

  • Reports evaluating each major stage of the 2001 Census operation, from planning and development through to publication of results.

  • Introduction to the One Number Census methodology.

This sections provides information about the statistical and geographical methodology used to carry out the census and to assure the accuracy of the final figures used in outputs. Detailed reports also provide an evaluation of each aspect of the Census operation.