Detail of release

This release contains Census 2021 estimates for the second address population.

The second address population looks at the characteristics of the population staying at a second address for more than 30 days a year. When producing datasets on the characteristics of the population with a second address, we count them at the location of their second address rather than at the address where they are usually resident.

For some datasets, SCAD002 and SCAD004, we count the population at the address where they are usually resident.

All second address population datasets

Second address population datasets

Protecting personal data

Sometimes we need to make changes to data if it is possible to identify individuals. This is known as statistical disclosure control. In Census 2021, we:

Read more in Section 5 of our article Design for Census 2021.

More information

Data not included in this release can be requested as similar outputs through the commissioned table service, for a charge. The creation of ad hoc tables is constrained by the data, by the availability of skilled staff to compile them, by any similarities to what the ONS has already released or plans to release, and the need to protect confidentiality of individuals. More information is available on the ONS website.

More information on results from Census 2021 is available on the Office for National Statistics website.

If you have any questions about Census 2021 second address population products, contact:

Census Customer Services
PO15 5RR

Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444972