Adult children living at home

More families in England and Wales had adult children living with them in Census 2021 compared with a decade earlier. Most people in their early 20s were living with their parents, as children are staying in the family home later in life. The number of families in England and Wales with adult children living with…

Marriage and civil parnerships

Using the latest census data, we have mapped marriage and civil partnership data in England and Wales. The 2021 census found that the number of people who have never married has increased from 26.3% in 1991 to 37.9%. The percentage of adult population who are married or in a civil partnership has fallen to 46.9%.…

Housing

Since the last census, the number of households in England and Wales has increased by more than 1.4 million.  For this census release, we have taken a deep dive into the housing situation in 2021. Accommodation type Almost 8 in 10 of the 24.8 million households in England and Wales now live in houses or…

Education

In this latest release of census data, we uncover more about the level of educational achievement, as well as the latest figures on the number of students in England and Wales. Schoolchildren and full-time students Respondents over the age of five years old were asked whether they were in full-time education on census day (21st…

UK Armed Forces Veterans

The 2021 Census was the first to ask people in England and Wales if they had previously served in the UK armed forces. People were asked if they had previously served in the regular or reserve UK armed forces, or both. Overall, 1,853,112 people in England and Wales reported that they had previously served in…

Health, disability and unpaid care

January saw the release of new census data relating to health, disability, and unpaid care in local authorities across England and Wales. Using Age-Standardised proportions, we have taken a deep dive into the data to learn more about the state of health in 2021. General Health For questions regarding health in the 2021 Census, respondents…

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Questions on sexual orientation and gender identity in the 2021 census were voluntary to those over the age of 16. This was the first census to ask questions regarding these topics, with the aim of enabling a much better understanding, and to create better quality information for monitoring and supporting anti-discrimination duties under the Equality…

Number of Households

On the 28th June, the first results of the 2021 Census were released. This summer, we are visualising this data to create a series of interactive local authority maps. In this third instalment, we have visualised the number of households with at least one usual resident for both 2011 and 2021, and then presented the…

Polimapper | Census 2021

Percentage Change in Age Ranges

On the 28th June, the first results of the 2021 Census were released. This summer, we are visualising this data to create a series of interactive local authority maps. In the second instalment, we have visualised the percentage change in population in England and Wales within 5 year age ranges. To view the changes in…