The 2011 census statistics capture a detailed snapshot of the population and it’s socio-demographic characteristics. It is a population count of England and Wales as of the 27th March 2011.
For more information on the 2011 census click here to go to the Office for National Statistics census pages.
In this section of the JSNA website, we have collated a number of key outputs from the 2011 census for West Sussex and specific populations within the county. For more recent population estimates click here
Census 2011 headline population statistics
Single page document showing the overall population of West Sussex as of the March 2011 Census.
Breaks population down into household residents, residents of communal establishments and short term migrants. Figures are inflated to take into account non-respondent rates.
Download: Census 2011 headline population statistics
Census 2011 population estimates ward level
Census 2011 output on population estimates at ward level. Tables are presented for each Local Authority by broad age band.
Download: Census 2011 population estimates ward level
Census 2001 – 2011 population West Sussex Local Authorities
The table and graphs in this document display the population counts (adjusted for non-respondents)
from the 2001 and 2011 censuses by age and sex at local authority level and for West Sussex as a whole.
Other statistics such as percentage falling into certain categories and dependency ratios are also calculated.
The West Sussex population increased by over 53,000 usually resident people between 2001 and 2011.
Download: Census 2001 - 2011 population West Sussex Local Authorities
2011 Census: Usual resident population by resident type, sex, and 5 year age groups at Lower Super Output Area level
These spread-sheets provides population estimates at LSOA level by resident type, sex and 5 year age groups.
Estimates are based on usual resident population.
Download: 2011 Census: Usual resident population by resident type, sex, and 5 year age groups at Lower Super Output Area level
2011 Census: Ethnic group at local authority and ward level
This file provides the ethnic composition of residents at Local Authority and ward level.
A new addition to the census is detailed ethnic group, which has been included in this file at local authority level.
Download: 2011 Census: Ethnic group at local authority and ward level
Carers data – Census 2011
Census data of unpaid carers within West Sussex at district level;;
categorised by hours work and by self assessed general health.
Download: Carers data - Census 2011
General health; census 2011
2011 Census data on self assessed quality of health by age and sex.
Download: General health; census 2011
Access cars or vans
Census data from 2001 and 2011 on a households access to a van or a car, along side dynamic comparison pie charts.
Download: Access cars or vans
Central heating data from the 2011 census at ward level for West Sussex.
Presented with a two drop down boxes linked to pie charts for easy comparison
Download: Central heating
Economic activity by lower super output area (LSOA) for West Sussex.
All data collected from the 2001-2011 census.
Download: Economic activity
Employment and disability
Economic activity by Long term limiting disability or illness.
A comparison between 2001-2011 census data.
Download: Employment and disability
Ethnic composition 2001 and 2011: Arun and Chichester
Document outlining detailed ethnic composition for Adur and Chichester, taken from the 2011 Census.
Ethnic composition is also compared with the 2001 census,
highlighting the changes over the last 10 years.
For both areas, there has been an increase in ethnic minority groups, particular in the other White group.
Download: Ethnic composition 2001 and 2011: Arun and Chichester
Household structure by ward (2001 – 2011)
Numbers and percentages of households by census structure category (e.g. “One Person: Pensioner”, “Married couple households: with dependent children” etc.)
Download: Household structure by ward (2001 - 2011)
ONS census output 2012
Census 2011 data will be released in 4 stages between July 2012 and October 2013.
Please see the link below for further information on census output release dates.
The prospectus table and schedule on the bottom right hand corner of the link has further details on the data that will be released.
Download: ONS census output 2012
Population in care homes by local authority census 2011
This document shows West Sussex having the 4th highest proportion of population aged 75+ of all counties in England and the 2nd highest proportion of people living
in care homes.
Census 2011 data.
Download: Population in care homes by local authority census 2011
Tenure data for West Sussex at ward level for all households and those over 65.
Presented with visual breakdown of each type of tenure. All data collected from the 2011 Census.
Download: Housing tenure
Industry of occupation by ward and district 2001 – 2011
Self reported industry of occupation, numbers and percentages by ward and district from the 2001 and 2011 census.
Download: Industry of occupation by ward and district 2001 - 2011
Long term limiting illness and good health by ward
Answers to the health and long term limiting illness questions on the 2001 census by age group by ward,
percentages applied to mid year population estimates 2007.
Download: Long term limiting illness and good health by ward
Method of trave work (2001 – 2011)
Comparison of the 2001 and 2011 Census data on method of travel to work at ward and local authority level.
Download: Method of trave work (2001 - 2011)
Method of travel to school; 2010
Numbers of students by each method of travel to school from the School Census 2010.
Data is broken down for each statutory nursery, primary and secondary school within the county.
Download: Method of travel to school; 2010
Comparison for 2001-2011 census data on household overcrowding at ward level.
Registered school pupils by ethnic group; 2012
Data collected from the school census on the ethnic group of pupils at different academic stages.
Download: Registered school pupils by ethnic group; 2012
Relgion at ward and local authority level 2001 – 2011
Dataset showing religion status from 2001 and 2011 census. Responses are self reported.
Download: Relgion at ward and local authority level 2001 - 2011
Unpaid carers (2001 – 2011)
Census data regarding unpaid care, this spreadsheet includes ward
level counts for unpaid care by hours given, it also includes confidence intervals, to be used to show statistically significance.
Download: Unpaid carers (2001 - 2011)