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The census happens every 10 years and gives a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. Oxfordshire County Council and partners use data from the census to help plan services including transport, education, health, and social care.

The most recent census, run by the Office for National Statistics, was carried out on 21 March 2021.

Figures for population and numbers of households at Local Authority level have now been released. 

VIEW the local area information data for Oxfordshire

VIEW Staff network Census 2021 presentations:

VIEW Oxfordshire population change, 2011-2021 ('scrollytelling' visual articles from ONS): 


Create your own profile for local areas in Oxfordshire using Census 2021 data. Choose your area here.

FURTHER INFORMATION on Census 2021 is available from: