Census 2021

Census Day was Sunday 21 March 2021.

The census is a unique survey that happens every 10 years. It gives us a snapshot of all the people and households in England and Wales – the most detailed information we have about our society.

Thank you for taking part.

Census scams

Census scams are operating. These scam texts threaten the recipient with a £1000 fine for not completing the census, or for filling it in incorrectly.

The Office for National Statistics is responsible for the census:

  • They will never contact someone by text in relation to the census
  • They will never issue a fine by text, phone call, email or social media

Scam text messages can be forwarded to 7726 and scam emails to report@phishing.gov.uk

Further information can be found on the Office for National Statistics website at census.gov.uk/your-data-and-security/how-we-will-contact-or-visit-you.

Census data

The 2011 Census in England and Wales was held on 27 March 2011.

The rounded 2011 Census estimate of the population of Basingstoke and Deane is 167,800 people, representing an increase of nearly 10% since 2001.

Census information for Basingstoke and Deane can be found in the borough profile and individual ward profiles. The profiles contain a variety of topics and in many cases the 2011 data is compared with the corresponding 2001 results. The accompanying ward profile Excel file contains all the data presented in the profiles.

Hampshire County Council (HCC) has published the 2011 Census Key Statistics and Quick Statistics tables for all Hampshire’s geographies, including local authorities, wards and parishes on its Facts and figures census information webpages.

Download raw data from the 2011 Census by visiting out useful links webpage

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