Census data can be accessed using a number of different tools.
Quick access to a set of the most frequently requested boundary datasets.
Download the boundaries you want, for the area you want, in the format you want.
Casweb provides access to UK aggregate data for the 1971, 1981, 1991 and 2001 Censuses.
GeoConvert is a geography matching and conversion tool. GeoConvert allows users to obtain and manipulate complex geographical and postcode data in a straightforward way.
Access 2001 Census aggregate data for England and Wales by selecting topics, categories within topics, and geographic areas.
Access the individual level census data, known as the Samples of Anonymised Records (SARs), through Nesstar.
Download the set of postcodes that you want from postcode directories released between 2001 and the present day.
Download complete versions of current and historical postcode directories.
Create Choropleth thematic maps from your own uploaded CSV file and boundary data.
WICID is a flexible interface providing access to flow data. These data contain counts which are linked to an origin and destination, such as migration or commuting flows.
The UK Data Service has recently upgraded its data discovery and access systems. Read more about the changes to our new Data Catalogue and ‘My Account’ area.