British Society for Population Studies

7 - 9 September 2015
University of Leeds

The opening plenary lecture given by John Stillwell was entitled "Monitoring internal migration in the United Kingdom"

There were two sessions on Census Analysis. The first  included papers by academics as follows:

Sam Wilding (University of Southampton) on "Health, deprivation and migration in the 2011 Census"

Philip Sapiro (University of Liverpool) on "Towards dispersal or congregation? The spatial distribution of smaller cultural groups in England and Wales"

Chris Lloyd (University of Liverpool) on "Geographical inequalities and population change in Britain, 1971-2011"

Joanna Dybowska (Instytut Slaski w Opolu)  on "What we know or rather don't know about the population size in Poland after the census"


The second session included three papers from staff from ONS as follows:

Natalie Shorten on "Delivering early benefits and research outputs using administrative data"

Kimberley Brett on "Evaluating the feasibility of using administrative data in the context of census population statistics"

Denise Williams on "Plans for the online 2021 Census with increased use of administrative and survey data"

Census Support also co-sponsored a reception for the 270 conference delegates in the School of Geography on the evening of 8 September.

For more information about the conference, including abstracts from sessions, please see the conference website

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