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2001 Census

2001 Census

Copyright and Licensing

All Census products are Crown copyright. The use of material from any of the products in this guide is subject to the acknowledgement of copyright and source, and licenses may be required.

End user licenses

The supply of all Census material in electronic format will be subject to end user licenses which grant unrestricted use of the material but with conditions that require:

  • The acknowledgement of © Crown copyright and source;
  • That the user shall not attempt to derive information about identifiable individuals nor purport to have done so; and
  • That the user shall obtain a license to cover re-use and publication.

Re-use and publication

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence. To view this license or for further information please visit the Copyright and Disclaimer section of this website.

Licensed intermediaries

 Organisations may use the 2001 Census output to create value added products and supply these to third parties under either a click-use license or a distribution license which additionally allows sub-licensing of re-use and publication, both for non-commercial and commercial purposes. There are also a number of organisations which currently supply value added products based on the 1991 Census, particularly for applications in marketing and other commercial activity. For more information about the current Census value added re-sellers - known as 'Census Agencies' - or about the arrangements for 2001, contact Customer Services - Statistics using our Contact Form.