It asks questions about you, your household and your home. The results help to build a detailed snapshot of our society, enabling government and local authorities to plan and fund local services, such as education, doctors' surgeries and roads.
The ONS have produced a very useful summary document called How life has changed in Dorset: Census 2021 comparing the data from the most recent census with the previous census in 2011. This document will expand as more data is released.
They also provide interactive tools, maps and data to enable you to visualise information across Dorset.
This Interactive map tool visualises Census 2021 data on different topics down to a local authority area and neighbourhood level.
The ONS provide a handy tool that allows the user to select and find a range of data about bespoke areas.
We will continue to update this content however, if you would like some more specific data and can’t find it, please get in touch.