First census results to be published on 28 June


Friday, 17 June, 2022

The first results from Census 2021 will be out on Tuesday 28 June 2022. These results will give communities across [insert name of your local area] a glimpse of how our local population has changed in the past decade.

Released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the results will also provide estimates of England’s and Wales’ population, as well as age and sex profiles of local authorities.

Carried out in spring 2021, the census was a huge success, which helps to shape public services in your area.

“The census gives us the richest possible picture of society across England and Wales and is hugely important to inform decisions about all of our public services, from education to healthcare, and across the private sector,” Deputy National Statistician Pete Benton said.

“The results from this census will give us a crucial baseline from which to monitor and manage change as we emerge from the pandemic.”

Following the first population estimates in June, the ONS will release further results from the census from September onwards. These will include data on ethnicity, religion, the labour market, education and housing. For the first time, it will also include information on armed forces veterans, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Read more information about Census 2021 results