40th Anniversary 1980 - 2020

An Update on Plans for Census 2021


“It is now just under six months until the Census in England and Wales takes place on 21st March 2021.

In the light of Covid-19, we have refined our plans to ensure that everyone can provide their information safely and securely. As we continue to deliver our plans with contingencies in place, we are now in a strong position and are confident of delivering an outstanding Census in 2021.

On 1 October 2020, we published a blog from the Deputy National Statistician, Iain Bell, three articles and a summary overview on our preparations for Census 2021. The three articles are:

We will continue to monitor and refine our plans as guidance changes over the coming months to ensure we run a successful, safe and secure Census in 2021.” Source: Office for National Statistics – England and Wales