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Census Flow Data, 2001: Migration and Workplace Statistics

Title details

SN: 7720
Title: Census Flow Data, 2001: Migration and Workplace Statistics
Depositor: Office for National Statistics. Census Division
Depositor: Office of Population Censuses and Surveys. Census Division
Depositor: General Register Office for Scotland
Depositor: Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
Principal investigator(s): Office for National Statistics. Census Division
Office of Population Censuses and Surveys. Census Division
General Register Office for Scotland
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency

Citation

The citation for this study is:

Office for National Statistics. Census Division, Office of Population Censuses and Surveys. Census Division, General Register Office for Scotland, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. (2015). Census Flow Data, 2001: Migration and Workplace Statistics. [data collection]. UK Data Service. SN: 7720

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Subject Categories

Migration - Population, vital statistics and censuses
Population censuses - Population, vital statistics and censuses
Travel and transport

Abstract

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Census flow data involve flows of individuals in the UK between origins and destinations. These flows are either the residential migrations of individuals from one place of usual residence to another, or of commuters making journeys from home to workplace.

These data are derived from the questions on the census form relating to usual place of residence one year ago, and the place of work for the respondent's main job.

Main Topics:
The Census Support Flow Data facilitates access to the interaction data for members of UK higher and further education institutions. Access is provided through the Web-based Interface to Census Interaction Data (WICID).

Census Support Flow Data provides access to census data from 2001. The sets currently held include:
  • Census migration datasets: 2001 Census: Special Migration Statistics (Levels 1, 2 and 3 plus Level 2 Scotland Postal Sectors); Migration data at District, Ward, Scottish Postal Sector and Output Area level.
  • Census commuting datasets: 2001 Census: Special Workplace Statistics (Levels 1, 2 and 3); Commuting data at District, Ward and Output Area scales; 2001 Census: Special Travel Statistics (Level 1, 2 and 3 plus Level 2 Scotland Postal Sectors).

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 2001
Country: United Kingdom
Spatial units: Unclassified
Observation units: Individuals
Kind of data: Numeric data
Aggregate (macro) level
Universe: National
Individuals present at the 2001 Census, whether in private households or communal establishments
Time dimensions: Cross-sectional (one-time) study
Sampling procedures: No sampling (total universe)
Method of data collection: Self-completion
Weighting: No weighting used

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 06 May 2015
Copyright: Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland
Access conditions: Data may be accessed via the WICID Flow Data website. 2001 Census data are freely available to all and are licenced under the terms of the Open Government Licence
Availability: UK Data Service
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