Citing census data

It is important to cite the data that you use. Please click on the relevant tab to find the relevant citation, source and copyright information.

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This tab contains information on how to cite 1991 Census data.

Aggregate data

Office of Population Censuses and Surveys ; General Register Office for Scotland ; Registrar General for Northern Ireland (1997): 1991 Census aggregate data. UK Data Service (Edition: 1997). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/census/aggregate-1991-1

This information is licensed under the terms of the Open Government Licence [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/2].

Flow data

Office of Population Censuses and Surveys, 1991 Census: Special Migration Statistics (Great Britain) [computer file]. UK Data Service Census Support. Downloaded from: https://wicid.ukdataservice.ac.uk

Office of Population Censuses and Surveys, 1991 Census: Special Workplace Statistics (Great Britain) [computer file]. UK Data Service Census Support. Downloaded from: https://wicid.ukdataservice.ac.uk

Source: The source of the census output should be prominently displayed whenever the census output is published, e.g. "Source: 1991 Census: Special Migration Statistics (Great Britain)".

Microdata

Office of Population Censuses and Surveys and General Register Office (Scotland), 1991 Census: Samples of Anonymised Records (SARs) (England, Wales and Scotland) [computer file]. UK Data Service Census Support. Downloaded from: http://census.ukdataservice.ac.uk/get-data/microdata

Source: The source of the census output should be prominently displayed whenever the census output is published, e.g. "Source: 1991 Census: Samples of Anonymised Records (SARs) (England, Wales and Scotland)”.

Boundary data

Ed-Line Consortium, 1991 Census: Digitised Boundary Data (England and Wales) [computer file]. UK Data Service Census Support. Downloaded from: https://borders.ukdataservice.ac.uk / http://casweb.ukdataservice.ac.uk (delete as appropriate)

General Register Office (Scotland), 1991 Census: Digitised Boundary Data (Scotland) [computer file]. UK Data Service Census Support. Downloaded from: https://borders.ukdataservice.ac.uk / http://casweb.ukdataservice.ac.uk (delete as appropriate)

Source: The source of all 1991 Digitised Boundary Data must be acknowledged prominently using the words: "Source: 1991 Census: Digitised Boundary Data (England and Wales)".

Copyright information

Crown copyright: Census output remains Crown copyright.

Copyright statement: The following copyright statement should be featured if you publish census output: "Census output is Crown copyright and is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland."

Confidentiality: Census output incorporates safeguards against possible identification of any particular person or household. The licensee shall not use the census output to attempt to obtain or derive information relating specifically to an identifiable individual or household, nor claim to have obtained or derived such information.

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