Characteristics of those not in employment as of Census Day 2021

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Release date: 15 September 2023 9:30am


People out of work covering economic inactivity, unemployment, employment history, occupation and industry of these individuals in the Census 2021 data.



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Simone Lindo, Matthew Mayhew and Ben Windsor-Shellard



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About the data

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This release includes data from Census 2021.

National Statistics

These statistics have been given National Statistics status by the Office for Statistics Regulation. They have been produced by following the standards set out in the Code of Practice for Statistics. They meet the highest standards of trustworthiness, quality and public value.

This means that they:

  • meet identified user needs
  • are well explained and easily accessible
  • are produced based on appropriate data and methods
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest