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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2001

This tab contains information on how to cite 2001 Census data.

Aggregate data

Through InFuse:
Office for National Statistics (2011): 2001 Census aggregate data (Edition: May 2011). UK Data Service. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/census/aggregate-2001-2

Through Casweb:
Office for National Statistics ; General Register Office for Scotland ; Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (2005): 2001 Census aggregate data (Edition: 2005). UK Data Service. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/census/aggregate-2001-1

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 for National Statistics, 2001 Census: Special Migration Statistics (United Kingdom) [computer file]. UK Data Service Census Support. Downloaded from: https://wicid.ukdataservice.ac.uk

Office for National Statistics, 2001 Census: Special Workplace Statistics (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) [computer file]. UK Data Service Census Support. Downloaded from: https://wicid.ukdataservice.ac.uk

Office for National Statistics, 2001 Census: Special Travel Statistics (Scotland) [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: 2001 Census: Special Migration Statistics (United Kingdom)".

Microdata

Office for National Statistics, General Register Office for Scotland and Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, 2001 Census: Samples of Anonymised Records (SARs) (Licensed) (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) [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: 2001 Census: Samples of Anonymised Records (SARs) (Licensed) (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland)".

Boundary data

Office for National Statistics, 2001 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 for Scotland, 2001 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)

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, 2001 Census: Digitised Boundary Data (Northern Ireland) [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 2001 Digitised Boundary Data must be acknowledged prominently using the words: "Source: 2001 Census, Output Area Boundaries. Crown copyright 2003".

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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