This dataset provides 2011 Census estimates that classify the workplace population in England and Wales by hours worked. The estimates are as at census day, 27 March 2011.

Information on hours worked is used to identify working patterns in local areas and target resources accordingly. It is used to gain an understanding, at a local level, of likely travel patterns and times, which can inform the requirements on public transport.
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
WP604EW
Source
Census 2011
Units
Keywords
Workplace population, Alternative population, Hours worked
Coverage
England and Wales
Area types
Workplace zone and above
Latest data
2011
Last updated
2014-05-23 09:30
Variables
Hours Worked
Contact
Census
Email
census.customerservices@ons.gov.uk
Phone
01329 444 972
Website
http://www.ons.gov.uk/census
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