This page collates all the outputs we have produced containing data from the census conducted in 2021.
The census is a survey undertaken by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) that happens every 10 years and gives a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. Census Day was on Sunday 21 March 2021 and Trafford's response rate for usual residents was 98%. You can find further information about the census 2021 from the ONS, including their proposed timeline for publishing the data. Following each release we will be creating and updating our outputs concerning Trafford and publishing them here.
2021 UK Armed Forces Veterans
The 2021 census in England and Wales was the first to ask people if they had previously served in the UK armed forces. This report analyses the data for Trafford released in the UK armed forces veterans: Census 2021 in England and Wales topic summary, relating to those who previously served in the UK armed forces and excluding those who are currently serving.
2021 Demography and Migration
Following the release of demography and migration data from the 2021 census, this report contains analysis of the change in Trafford's population and households from the previous census and provides comparisons with the other local authorities in Greater Manchester. Additionally for Trafford, analysis is also provided for international migration.
UK Armed Forces Veterans Datasets
Open data in CSV format relating to residents who have previously served in the UK armed forces. Data is provided by population and household for Trafford and each of the Greater Manchester (GM) authorities. Data for Trafford is also available at a smaller geographical area.
Open data in CSV format containing population estimates by sex and single year of age, population densities, household size and household composition for Trafford and each of the Greater Manchester (GM) authorities. Data for Trafford is also available at smaller geographical areas.
Further information and resources published by the ONS are available in the following section:
- Within the outputs provided, the variable name "sex" refers to the assignment at birth based upon an individual's biological aspects, and "gender" refers to an individual's personal, internal perception of themselves (ONS: What is the difference between sex and gender?). Further information is provided by the ONS in: Sex and gender identity question development for Census 2021
- Population and household estimates are rounded to the nearest 100, therefore discrepancies can occur e.g. between the sum of population by age bands and the total population figure