• Describes the four main table types, including thresholds and minimum geographies.

  • Includes quality measures, assurance and notes, comparison with other data sources, and methods for statistical disclosure control and coverage assessment and adjustment.

  • Useful information covering the first releases of 2011 Census statistics.

  • Provides definitions for over 240 terms used in the preparation and publication of statistics from the 2011 Census in England and Wales.

  • Includes the 2001-2011 Census comparator tool, and 2011-2001 Census questionnaire comparability.

  • Information about every variable and dataset and classification used in the 2011 Census outputs.

See also: Beginner's Guide to Geography - a simple tour of the main territorial units used in National Statistics work.