This dataset provides 2011 estimates that classify usual residents in communal establishments in United Kingdom by their position within the establishment. The classification matches the options on the questionnaire and helps differentiate between staff and residents. The estimates are as at census day, 27 March 2011.

Census estimates provide the most comprehensive and accurate source of data on the population resident in communal establishments. Information about the characteristics of people living in a range of institutions, particularly those in medial and care establishments, are important for a range of social policy issues and for local service planning and resource allocation. This includes accounting for the needs of an ageing population and the social policies associated with long-term care of the sick and elderly.

In Northern Ireland this table is numbered QS412NI.

Usual residents in communal establishments includes people sleeping rough.

Statistical Disclosure Control
In order to protect against disclosure of personal information from the 2011 Census, there has been swapping of records in the Census database between different geographic areas, and so some counts will be affected. In the main, the greatest effects will be at the lowest geographies, since the record swapping is targeted towards those households with unusual characteristics in small areas.

More details on the ONS Census disclosure control strategy may be found on the Statistical Disclosure Control page on the ONS web site.
Table ID
QS419UK
Source
Census 2011
Units
Keywords
Communal Establishment, Position in communal establishment, Usual Resident
Coverage
United Kingdom
Area types
Output area and above
Latest data
2011
Last updated
2014-06-13 09:30
Variables
Position in Establishment
Contact
Census
Email
census.customerservices@ons.gov.uk
Phone
01329 444 972
Website
http://www.ons.gov.uk/census
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