Blue Flower

SMARTCensus makes it easy to explore the 2011 census data. You can play, comment and discuss things you find. We focus on dynamic visualisations and commentaries on ethnicity and religion, health problems associated with an ageing population and population changes – but there is lots of other good stuff, too.

First Time Visitors: Why not start with a look at 100 years of change in England and Wales? In 1911, about one death in every four was an infant younger than one year.

Or maybe look at migration into and out of the UK since 1964. When did immigration really start to outstrip emigration? Any ideas why?

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