See how others use and benefit from 2011 Census data

Different people and organisations use census statistics in a variety of ways. For example, academics use census population estimates for predicting trends, local authorities for planning policy and local services, businesses for product development and store locations, and central government to help share out funding. It’s all about planning ahead and making informed decisions.

The examples in this section highlight the many ways of using the census data and how different organisations from the private, public and voluntary sectors benefit from census data.