Census Day was Sunday 21 March 2021, but it’s not too late to take part.

Date published: 29 March 2021


We are sending out reminder letters to people who have not yet completed their census. If you’ve completed your census by the time the reminder arrives, thank you, and please ignore the letter.

If you haven't filled out your census, now is the time to do so.

Ways to complete


  • Go to www.census.gov.uk/ni
  • Select ‘Start Census’ and enter your access code
  • Answer the questions and submit when complete

On paper

  • Contact us to request a paper form
  • Fill in the paper form for your household
  • Return it to us in the freepost envelope supplied

We have a range of help and guidance available including accessibility and language support.  Anyone you trust can help you to complete. 

Tell everyone about Census 2021. Tell your friends, family, neighbours and colleagues that you’ll complete the census and that they should too.

Find our more on our census dedicated website and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @NICensus2021

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