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  United Kingdom Census 2001 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A nationwide census, commonly known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday 29 April 2001.
Census 2001 was organised by the Office for National Statistics in England and Wales, the General Register Office for Scotland and the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
ONS Census 2001 - Ethnicity and religion in England and Wales - results and proposed changes for 2011
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom_Census_2001   (186 words)

  
 Census - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first census conducted in Canada was conducted in 1666, by French intendant Jean Talon, when he took a census to ascertain the number of people living in New France.
The decennial census of India is the primary source of information about the demographic characteristics of the population of India which is the second biggest country of the world in terms of population.
Census is carried out by the office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India, Delhi under the Census of India Act, 1948.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Census   (4226 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | UK | Census paints portrait of ageing UK
Census paints portrait of ageing UK You are in: UK
The overall UK population was 17% higher than in 1951, but this growth was lower than the European Union average of 23% and far below the growth in the United States (80%) and Australia (133%) over the same period.
Census officials said that improved health-care and living standards had contributed to the ageing population.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/2287650.stm   (760 words)

  
 2001 UK Census Area Statistics Released
The Census Dissemination Unit (CDU) at MIMAS, based within the University of Manchester is pleased to announce the release of the Census Area Statistics component of the aggregate outputs from the 2001 UK Census for England and Wales through its Casweb interface at http://census.ac.uk/casweb/.
It is intended to follow this release with other components of the aggregate outputs from the 2001 Census for the entire UK as quickly as the processing and quality assurance of the data will allow.
As a result, please note that aspects of the 2001 Census elements of the Casweb interface are still under development, and may be subject to change.
www.mimas.ac.uk /news/census-may04.html   (571 words)

  
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This simple but fundamental point is a cornerstone of UK census policy, with a continuing emphasis on responsiveness to users, and a particular commitment in the 2001 Census to an innovatory approach throughout its cycle.
The basis of the strategy The emphasis on responsiveness to users is an established feature of UK Censuses, with extensive consultation prior to each Census from 1971 onwards, and feedback afterwards, but the decision to have an agreed and well publicised output strategy was an innovation for the 2001 Census.
Whilst the Census remained the single most important source of information on neighbourhoods and communities at ward level and below, the value of the investment in the 2001 Census would only be realised in the barriers to joint working were removed and the Census results became much more accessible.
www.ccsr.ac.uk /conference/denham.doc   (1301 words)

  
 London Borough of Bromley | Census 2001
The 13 February 2003 saw the release of data from the 2001 UK Census, painting a picture of Bromley, its population and social changes that have taken place in recent years.
The population of Bromley has increased 1.7 per cent from mid-1991 to Census Day - 29 April 2001 - when it was 295,532 compared with 290, 609 estimated at mid-year in 1991.
Bromley's 2001 Census results and ward based Census data are now available.
www.bromley.gov.uk /council/facts/census_2001.htm   (75 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | CENSUS 2001
For the first time ever, the UK has more people aged over 60 than under 16.
The population on census day last year was 58,789,194 - about one million lower than estimates.
What the UK is experiencing is substantial internal migration.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/shared/spl/hi/uk/03/census_2001/html/population.stm   (181 words)

  
 UK 2001 Census
Since 1801 the UK has conducted a census of its population every ten years.
In keeping with most government initiatives the census is intrusive, patronising and insulting in almost equal measure.
UK addresses do have one semi-enumerated element which is the postcode, which identifies the household to around 100 to 1000 m (dependent on location).
www.cambridge2000.com /memos/census.html   (1128 words)

  
 Release of 2001 Census Standard Tables for Northern Ireland
The Census Dissemination Unit (CDU) at MIMAS, based within the University of Manchester, is pleased to announce the release of the bulk of the Standard Tables component of the aggregate outputs from the 2001 UK Census for Northern Ireland through its Casweb interface at http://census.ac.uk/casweb.
Users may find that other sources of 2001 Census data are providing access to one of the other 'correct' versions of the data, which may result in differences between data obtained from different sources.
It is intended to follow this release with the remaining components of the aggregate outputs from the 2001 Census for Northern Ireland as quickly as the processing and quality assurance of the data will allow.
census.ac.uk /cdu/2001/news/21dec2004.htm   (763 words)

  
 Output Area Design for the 2001 UKC (CCG: SO,SA,SW)
The 2001 census will be the first UK census for which the definition of the areas used to report the small area census results (the output areas) could be designed by a computer procedure to have a consistent set of common properties.
Census enumeration districts (EDs) are a Victorian concept and reflected the desire to divide up the country so as to equalise the work load of the census enumerators.
The 2001 census should, ideally, be based on an updated and corrected set of address points either based on the OS Address Point product or on an ONS created version using hand held GPS or some equivalent technology capable of yielding sub 1 metre locational references for all the addresses in the UK.
www.geog.leeds.ac.uk /papers/98-9   (6068 words)

  
 Census 2001
Census 2001: the most comprehensive survey of the UK population
The Census is a survey of all people and households in the country.
See the 2001 Census form, and the topics covered in the findings.
www.statistics.gov.uk /census2001/census2001.asp   (132 words)

  
 Medway Council - Census
A census of population is conducted every 10 years and is a vital source of information about the distribution and condition of the population of the United Kingdom.
Access to the main results of the census general statistical information is available free and use is unresticted.
The first release of data detailed the age and gender characteristics of the resident population on a national, constituent local authority district and unitary authority level.
www.medway.gov.uk /census.htm   (150 words)

  
 CDR Group - UK 2001 Census Data
Census Data can be used in hundreds of scenarios in both the public and private sector.
With 98% of UK households covered and with high levels of demographic detail for age structure, ethnic group, household type and more, Census data provides the authority that comes from using the official Government population counts.
The Daytime Demographics pack is a separate entity focusing on working population, this information is new for the 2001 Census.
www.cdrgroup.co.uk /sales_data_census.htm   (422 words)

  
 About Census 2001 Demographic Data included with Maptitude for Great Britain and TransCAD for Great Britain
The 2001 UK Census is the most valuable data resource available to business, government, and education.
It is a detailed breakdown of UK demographics that allows you to make accurate and informed decisions based on diverse demographic and related information.
Caliper's innovative Table Chooser allows you to pick and choose whatever Census data you are interested in and to map it at the desired level of geography.
www.caliper.com /UK/Census2001data.htm   (232 words)

  
 2001 Census Data
This initial data provides a snapshot of the resident population, split by age and sex, as at Census Day, 29th April 2001.
2001 Census population pyramid for the South East:
2001 Census population pyramid for the Isle of Wight:
www.iwight.gov.uk /isle_working/statistics/population/2001_census.asp   (66 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on UK Census   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Apparently this was the first "comprehensive" census in the UK, which led to this rush....
The UK census as we know it today started in 1801 (championed by John Rickman who managed the first four up to 1831), partly to ascertain the number of men able to fight in the Napoleonic wars.
The census is undertaken by the government for policy and planning purposes, and the (statistical) information is also sold to interested parties.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/uk_census   (1244 words)

  
 2001 UK Census Standard Tables Theme Tables
The Census Dissemination Unit (CDU) at MIMAS, based within the University of Manchester is pleased to announce the release of the Standard Tables Theme Tables component of the aggregate outputs from the 2001 UK Census through its Casweb interface at http://census.ac.uk/casweb.
Information from the Standard Tables Theme Tables is available for 2001 Census geographies down to ward level in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and postcode sector level in Scotland.
It is not available for output areas - the smallest geographical units of the 2001 Census.
www.mimas.ac.uk /news/census-apr04.html   (666 words)

  
 Jedi Religion on Census Forms Pranks Humor Recreation
- Star Wars fans in the United Kingdom are stung by an e-mail suggesting that the forthcoming UK Census would recognize Jedi as a religion if enough people put it on the form.
Apparently, sufficient numbers of people wrote it on their census forms that a code for the 'faith' (896) has been allocated for the census processing team to use.
- A campaign to get people to write the entry on their census forms has succeeded in the term being included on the list of religions for the 2001 UK census.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Recreation/Humor/Pranks/Jedi_Religion_on_Census_Forms   (439 words)

  
 Census homepage*   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The national population census held every 10 years and the last one was in 2001.
This page summarises some of the main changes between each census, and links to details for each town and parish in the borough.
Using the 2001 Census - Notes - you are strongly advised to read the census notes carefully before analysing these figures, or making comparisons between parishes.
www.waverley.gov.uk /census   (805 words)

  
 ESRC/JISC Census programme - About the programme
This programme provides data and support services to allow users in UK Higher and Further Education institutions to access the 1971, 1981, 1991 and 2001 UK censuses.
The new round of the programme which commenced on 1 August 2006 will include development of a new Census Portal and a round of research and development projects, for which a call is planned in 2007.
This website is maintained by the programme coordinator, Professor David Martin of the University of Southampton, as a central entry point to programme activities and census data resources.
www.census.ac.uk   (284 words)

  
 Bodleian Library Map Room - Census 2001 part 1
The UK 2001 Census data and boundary files in MapInfo format are available in the Map Room and this guide explains how to extract data and create thematic maps.
Census data tables are available on the Map Room GIS workstations.
This means that the old tiers of census geography (county, district, ward, ED) have changed, with the most important difference being that where Unitary Authorities now exist, there is no county and no district level - UAs are subdivided directly into wards.
www.bodley.ox.ac.uk /guides/maps/census_1.htm   (811 words)

  
 Wyvern : News : November 2001
The UK Data Archive has been awarded a contract to host a new central registration service for the census products emanating from the 2001 UK census.
Registration for the various census products and materials will be provided using a flexible on-line web-based user interface, whilst still maintaining the access controls and authentication required by the participating Census Offices.
Other service and data providers within the 2001 census programme include EDINA, University of Edinburgh; the School of Geography, University of Leeds; and MIMAS and the Cathy Marsh Centre, both at the University of Manchester.
www.essex.ac.uk /wyvern/2001-11/news.htm   (743 words)

  
 Jedi Links
BBC: Jedi makes the census list - A campaign to get people in the UK to write the entry on their census forms has succeeded in the term being included on the list of religions for the 2001 UK census.
Jedi census reports not true - The Office for National Statistics is denying reports that people will be able to tick 'Jedi' as their religion on the next census form.
Britons check off Jedi Knight when asked their religion on census form - When asked their religious affiliation on the 2001 census forms, many Britons are writing in "Jedi Knight," government officials said Wednesday.
www.votejedi.co.uk /links.htm   (496 words)

  
 UK Jedi get green light | The Register
The campaign to have 'Jedi' recognised as an official religion in the forthcoming UK census has received a boost.
The census form itself confirms that entering a frivolous faith therein will not result in an appearance before the courts.
In the UK, pagans are giving the Jedi a run for their money for the floating joker/spiritual limbo vote.
www.theregister.co.uk /2001/04/23/uk_jedi_get_green_light   (392 words)

  
 Jedi Religion on Census Forms: Pranks at Canadian Content
Star Wars fans in the United Kingdom are stung by an e-mail suggesting that the forthcoming UK Census would recognize Jedi as a religion if enough people put it on the form.
A campaign to get people to write the entry on their census forms has succeeded in the term being included on the list of religions for the 2001 UK census.
When asked their religious affiliation on the 2001 census forms, many Britons are writing in "Jedi Knight," government officials said Wednesday.
www.canadiancontent.net /dir/Top/Recreation/Humor/Pranks/Jedi_Religion_on_Census_Forms   (600 words)

  
 Recreation - Humor - Pranks - Jedi Religion on Census Forms
Telegraph: Jedi Knights force way into census religion list - Jedi Knights, the galactic order of warriors from the Star Wars films, were celebrating a small victory last night in their campaign to be recognised as an official religion.
Savannah Now: Britons check off Jedi Knight when asked their religion on census form - When asked their religious affiliation on the 2001 census forms, many Britons are writing in "Jedi Knight," government officials said Wednesday.
BBC: Jedi makes the census list - A campaign to get people to write the entry on their census forms has succeeded in the term being included on the list of religions for the 2001 UK census.
www.inter.co.yu /kategorije/Recreation/Humor/Pranks/Jedi_Religion_on_Census_Forms   (731 words)

  
 Jedi Knights achieve official recognition as a religion | The Register
With 95 per cent of census forms now received and scanning, coding and data capture due to be completed by August next year, we should know just how many official Jedi Knights there are in the UK by the end of 2002.
This is the official line: the Census does not provide recognition to any religion in the official statistics nor does it attempt to define religion.
It's job is simply to identify the number of people in the UK that have given a particular answer to a particular question.
www.theregister.co.uk /2001/10/09/jedi_knights_achieve_official_recognition   (577 words)

  
 Official Census Data :: Beacon Dodsworth UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Census 2001 Data     Geodemographics     Target Group Index
Buying Census data online means you can start using your data as soon as it is paid for - meaning you can get on with the task of finding your target audience.
For more information on these datasets and other Census 2001 information, please contact us.
www.beacon-dodsworth.co.uk /data/census2001.html   (434 words)

  
 JEDI RELIGION ON CENSUS FORMS : PRANKS : HUMOR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Description 3: Star Wars fans in the United Kingdom are stung by an e-mail suggesting that the forthcoming UK Census would recognize Jedi as a religion if enough people put it on the form.
Description 4: A campaign to get people to write the entry on their census forms has succeeded in the term being included on the list of religions for the 2001 UK census.
Description 6: When asked their religious affiliation on the 2001 census forms, many Britons are writing in "Jedi Knight," government officials said Wednesday.
www.recdir.com /humor/pranks/jedi_religion_on_census_forms   (428 words)

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