UK Census: Aggregate Data

General Information

Data type Survey data: aggregate
Country UK
Years 1971-present
Data depositor Office for National Statistics. Census Division, General Register Office for Scotland, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
Principal investigator Office for National Statistics. Census Division, General Register Office for Scotland, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
Analysis unit All people present in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on census day
Spatial unit Unitary AuthoritiesLocal Authority DistrictsOutput AreasSuper Output AreasCountriesRegionsWardsCounties
Sampling method No sampling (total universe)
Data collection method Self-completion
Weight No
Access UK Data Service
Reference number SN 5563, 5039, 22001, 5835, 7427
Cost No
Available documentation http://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=7427&type=Data%20catalogue
Notes This data is a collection of aggregated or summary counts of the numbers of people, families or households resident in specific geographical areas possessing particular characteristics drawn from the themes of population, people and places, families, ethnicity and religion, health, work, and housing. Since it deals with work and household characteristics, it covers aspects such as whether individuals are running a business from their home. For example, it asks whether individuals mainly work from or at home.

Variable Information - About the business

Number of employees in business No
Legal status of business No
VAT registration status No
Annual turnover No
Type of business Not applicable
Number of clients No
Home based Yes
Home-based measurement 1 Mainly work at or from home
Survey Response items 1 In your main job, what is the address of your workplace?
Home-based measurement 2 Mainly work at or from home
Survey Response items 2 How do you usually travel to work?

Variable Information - About the owner

Self employed Yes
Employee director Yes
Employs others Yes
Subcontractor No