• Outlines the recommendations for the 2021 Census, and the associated Equality Impact Assessment.

  • An update on our research and testing of questions and topics.

  • Find out what the census is and why it's important to all of us.

  • Find out the latest from our Census Transformation Programme, including upcoming events, how to register and contribute.

  • Find out what we are doing to ensure the 2021 Census outputs retain the National Statistics accreditation.

  • As part of our preparations for the 2021 Census, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) will be holding a census rehearsal in autumn 2019.

  • We’ve published our response to the consultation we carried out on our proposed design of 2021 Census outputs.

  • Find out the latest on our output plans for the data from the next census.

  • Details the work to determine the questions in the 2021 Census, and the development of the 2021 Census questionnaire.

  • Find out about the legislation behind the 2021 Census.

  • In April 2017, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) held a large-scale test in several parts of the country in preparation for the next census.

  • Our latest Administrative Data Census Research Output publications.

  • Sets out the initial thinking for the design of the 2021 Census in England and Wales.

  • We are investigating the feasibility of moving to a census based on administrative data after 2021. Learn about our progress and research outputs here.

  • Innovative approaches and new technologies.

  • It's our main priority. Find out how we ensure the security of your data.

  • Find out the latest information on our consultations and access previous consultations.

  • The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is welcoming a number of suppliers to help deliver the 2021 Census.

  • Beyond 2011 programme closed in January 2015. The new Census Transformation Programme (CTP) will develop the 2021 Census.

  • Want to talk to us? Here's how.