The most recent Census was conducted on 21 March 2021 to collect information about the population and how we live. The Census figures can help with decisions about how funding and resources are used by public services. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been releasing data in stages since 28 June 2022 and you can find more information about the ongoing Census 2021 release plans on the ONS website.
Census 2021 Analysis
The report produced by the Insight and Analytics team for the Census 2021 data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) contains analysis of population change and all topic summaries is available below in PDF format. The report provides details of how the population of Richmond upon Thames has changed between 2011 and 2021, as well as providing comparisons to London and England.
Interactive Census Maps
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have created an Interactive map that allows you to explore what people’s lives were like across England and Wales in March 2021. It allows you to view proportions of the population for specific topics and the percentage point change since 2011 by changing the mode:
Build a custom area profile
The ONS have also produced a tool to ‘Build a custom profile’ visualisation. This allows you to search for a specific borough or ward by typing it into the ‘Find an area or postcode’ box and then allows you to build a profile based on your selected area. There are 34 different indicators that can be included in the report and although England is used as the default comparison option this can be changed for a more local comparison.