Planning

Information on consultations and the planning of the 2021 Census in Northern Ireland.

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Census Rehearsal Coverage Survey

As part of our preparations for the 2021 Census, NISRA held a census rehearsal in October 2019. The final stage of this rehearsal is a survey of postcodes involved to estimate who we missed in the census.

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2021 Census Proposals Document

Information on the Registrar General’s proposals for the design and conduct of the 2021 Census in Northern Ireland.

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Census Rehearsal

As part of our preparations for the 2021 Census, NISRA held a census rehearsal in October 2019.

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Consultation

Information on consultations associated with the 2021 Census in Northern Ireland.

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Legislation

Information on legislation associated with the 2021 Census in Northern Ireland, includes a statement of agreement between the National Statistician and the Registrars General for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Reports and publications

Publications detailing our research.

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2017 Census Test

In September and October 2017, NISRA held a Census Test involving 15,000 randomly-selected households across Northern Ireland.

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2021 Census suppliers

NISRA is welcoming a number of suppliers to help deliver the 2021 Census.

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Independent security review

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National Statistics accreditation

The Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) is carrying out an assessment of the 2021 Censuses in Northern Ireland, England and Wales, and Scotland.

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Assurance

Assurance mechanisms for the Census 2021 programme.

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Census 2021 milestones

Key milestones for the successful delivery of Census 2021 in NI. 

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UK Census data

Working with Office for National Statistics and National Records of Scotland to provide Census 2021 data for the UK.

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