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The 2011 Census for England and Wales took place on 27 March 2011. 

The Census is a count of all people and households in the country and is conducted every 10 years. Every household must, by law, complete a census questionnaire and it is therefore a rich data source providing a detailed snapshot of the population and local characteristics. In comparison with data from previous censuses, it also enables us to tracks changes in society over time.

The Census asks people about subjects such as work, health, housing, ethnic background, education and marital status.  The responses build a picture of the nation, including the Dover District, which helps central and local government, health authorities, businesses, voluntary sector organisations and communities to target resources and plan for years to come.

The responsible body for the Census in England and Wales is the Office for National Statistics (ONS). 

Census 2011 findings: Dover District

Census 2011 findings: Ward Level

Census 2011 summaries for the 21 wards within the Dover District:

Population Change over the Decade

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Previous Census Statistics

Source: Office for National Statistics - 2011 Census © Crown Copyright. Crown Copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland


Information on the Dover district from the English Indices of Deprivation

State of the District

An economic, social and environmental profile of the district 

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