2011 Census

Turning Demographic Data Into Valuable Insight

Simon Dennis | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Politics
Simon Dennis

So what does this tell us? Well, while the census is an incredibly valuable tool for the government, providing a ten-year view of population data only paints part of the picture. If the government wants to be able to make smarter and more informed policy decisions, rather than retrospective analysis, it will need to be able to monitor demographic data in much more frequent intervals.

Men Are 'No Longer The Main Breadwinner'

PA | Posted 27.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Men should no longer be regarded as a family's main breadwinner after a new study showed women make up at least half of workers in most parts of the c...

Census 2011: Muslims Are Not to Be Feared

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Muhammad Abdul Bari

Many headlines have seized on the fact that Muslims now make up nearly five percent (4.8%) of the English and Welsh population. At the same time, especially after the London bombings in July 2005, the level of prejudice against Muslims has multiplied.

On Being a Spiritual Atheist

Judi Sutherland | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Judi Sutherland

The 2011 census results were interesting, weren't they? The rising trend of atheism was a key finding, with 25.1% now saying that we have "no religion" versus 14.8% of us in 2001. As ever, I'm completely on trend, having been an atheist for almost thirty years.