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Why work for census

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Counting everyone in England and Wales is important, so we’re hiring people from all walks of life to make it happen. Join us and the data you help collect will have a positive impact on society.

Population

Population

The census will create a snapshot of the entire population of England and Wales in 2021, helping to plan and fund services.

Health and disabilities

Health and disabilities

It will assess how many people need access and additional support, ensuring the right services are put in place for everyone.

Housing

Housing

The census will uncover the range and quality of housing currently available, helping to better plan for future housing needs.

Employment

Employment

It will provide a picture of how many people work in different types of industries, allowing different sectors to plan jobs and training.

Ethnic groups

Ethnic groups

The census will understand ethnic diversity, ensuring the resources are in place to make sure all groups are treated equally.

Transport

Transport

It will measure how we use cars and public transport, helping authorities to plan improvements.