Census Reports for Great Britain 1801-1971

 

This is a full listing of all census reports covering Great Britain. It includes reports covering "the United Kingdom", but not those limited to Ireland, or to Northern Ireland.

1801

Great Britain

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Abstract of answers    
Abstracts of the Answers and Returns: Enumeration. Part II Scotland 1802 1801 vi (140) 813
Abstracts of the Answers and Returns: Enumeration. Part I England and Wales 1801 1801 vi (140) 813
Abstracts of the Answers and Returns: Parish Registers 1801 1801 vi (140) 813

1811

Great Britain

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Comparative Statement of Population etc., Gt. Britain, 1801, 1811 1812 1812 x (12) 171
Abstracts of the Answers and Returns: Preliminary Observations 1812 1812 xi (316, 317)
Abstracts of the Answers and Returns: Enumeration Abstract 1812 1812 xi (316, 317)
Abstracts of the Answers and Returns: Parish-Register Abstract 1812 1812 xi (316, 317)

1821

1831

Great Britain

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Comparative Account of the Population of Great Britain, 1801, 1811, 1821, 1831 1831 1831 xviii (348) 1
Abstract of answers    
Abstracts of the Answers and Returns: Enumeration. 1833 1833 xxxvi-xxxviii (149)
Abstracts of the Answers and Returns: Enumeration with Index to the Names of Places 1833 1833 xxxvi-xxxviii (149)
Abstracts of the Answers and Returns: Parish Registers 1833 1833 xxxvi-xxxviii (149)

1841

1851

Great Britain

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Forms and instructions for the use of persons employed in taking an account of the Population of Gt. Britain 1851 1851 xliii (1339) 1
Tables of Population and Houses 1851 1851 xliii (1339) 73
Population tables 2    
Population Tables I. Number of Inhabitants. Report volume 1 1852 1852-53 lxxxv (1631) 1
Population Tables I. Number of Inhabitants. Report volume 2 1852 1852-53 lxxxvi (1632) 1
Ages    
Population Tables II. Ages, Civil Conditions Occupations and Birthplaces. Part I 1854 1852-53 lxxxviii Part I (1691-I) 1
Population Tables II. Ages, Civil Conditions Occupations and Birthplaces. Part II 1854 1852-53 lxxxviii Part II (1691-II) 1
Index to Names of Places in the Population Tables 1852 1852-53 lxxxvii (1633) 1
Religious Worship. England and Wales 1853 1852-53 lxxxix (1690) 1
Education. England and Wales 1854 1852-53 xc (1692) 1
Religious Worship and Education. Scotland 1854 1854 lix (1764) 301

1861

England and Wales

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Tables of Population and Houses 1861 1861 L (2846) 855
Reports: Population Tables. Number and Distribution of the People. Index to Names of Places 1862 1862 L (3056) 1
Ages    
Reports: Population Tables. Ages, Civil Condition, Occupations and Birthplaces Part I 1863 1863 LIII Part I (3221) 265
Reports: Population Tables. Ages, Civil Condition, Occupations and Birthplaces Part II 1863 1863 LIII Part II (3221) 1
General Report 1863 1863 LIII (3221) 1

Scotland

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Tables of Population, etc. 1861 1861 L (2870) 911
Population Tables and Report: Population of various types of areas, Houses 1862 1862 L (3013) 945
Population Tables and Report: Ages, Civil Condition, Occupations, Birthplaces 1864 1864 LI (3275) 49

1871

England and Wales

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Preliminary Report and Tables of Population and Houses 1871 1871 LIX (C.381) 659
Population Tables: Ancient Counties 1872 1872 LXVI, Part I (C.676) 1
Population Tables: Registration or Union Counties, with Index to Names of Places 1872 1872 lxvi, Part II (C.676 I) 1
Population Abstracts. Ages, Civil Condition, Occupations and Birthplaces 1873 1873 lxxii, Part I (C.872) 1
General Report 1873 1873 lxxi, Part II (C.872-I) 1

Scotland

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Tables of Population, etc. 1871 1871 lix (C.380) 813
Population of Scotland with Report: Population of various types of areas, Houses 1872 1872 lxviii (C.592) 1
Population of Scotland with Report: Ages, Education, Civil Condition, Birthplaces, Occupations 1874 1873 lxxiii (C.841) 1

1881

England and Wales

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Preliminary Report 1881 1881 xcvi (C.2995) 1
Tables: Area, Houses and Population in Ancient Counties 1883 1883 lxxviii (C.3562) 1
Tables: Area, Houses and Population in Registration Counties 1883 1883 lxxix (C.3563) 1
Tables: Ages, Marital Condition, Occupations and Birthplaces 1883 1883 lxxx (C.3722) 1
Islands in the British Seas 1883 1883 lxxx (C.3643) 707
General Report 1883 1883 lxxx (C.3797) 583

Scotland

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Tables of Population, etc. 1881 1881 xcvi (C.2957) 143
Population of Scotland with Report: Population of various types of areas, public institutions 1882 1882 lxxvi (C.3320) 1
Population of Scotland with Report: Ages, Education, Civil Condition, Birthplaces, Occupations, General Index 1883 1883 lxxx (C.3657) 1

1891

England and Wales

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Preliminary Report 1891 1890-91 xciv (C.6422) 1
Area, Houses and Population: Administrative and Ancient Counties 1893 1893-94 civ (C.6948) 1
Area, Houses and Population: Registration Areas and Sanitary Districts 1893 1893-94 cv (C.6948-I) 1
Ages, Marital Condition, Occupations, Birthplaces and Infirmities 1893 1893-94 cvi (C.7058) 1
General Report 1893 1893-94 cvi (C.7222) 629
Islands in the British Seas 1893 1893-94 cvii (C.7133) 1
Index to Population Tables 1893 1893-94 civ (C.7216) 519

Scotland

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Tables of Population, etc. 1891 1890-91 xciv (C.6390) 153
Population of Scotland with Report: Report with Appendices, Population of various types of areas, Houses 1892 1892 xciv (C.6755) 1
Supplement to Vol. I 1893 1893-94 cvii (C.6936) 65
Ages    
Part I Ages, Education, Civil Condition, Birthplaces, Occupations, Working Status, Indices 1893 1893-94 cvii (C.6937) 215
Part II Ages, Education, Civil Condition, Birthplaces, Occupations, Working Status, Indices 1893 1893-94 cviii (C.7134) 1

1901

England and Wales

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Preliminary Report 1901 1901 XC (Cd. 616) 1
County Report Multi-part report  
Index to Population Tables in the County Volumes 1903 1904 CVIII (Cd. 1826) 335
Islands in the British Seas 1903 1903 LXXXIV (Cd. 1473) 313
Summary Tables 1903 1903 LXXXIV (Cd. 1523) 1
General Report, with Appendices 1904 1904 CVIII (Cd. 2174) 1

Scotland

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Preliminary Report 1901 1901 XC (Cd. 644) 203
Parliamentary Burghs, Counties, Population, etc. 1901 and 1891 1902 1902 CXXIX (Cd. 898) 1133
Population of Scotland with Report: Population of various types of areas, Houses 1902 1902 CXXIX (Cd. 1257) 687
Population of Scotland with Report: Ages, Marital Conditions, Education and Birthplaces 1903 1903 LXXXVI (Cd. 1481) 205
Population of Scotland with Report: Report, Occupations 1903 1904 CVIII (Cd. 1798) 625

1911

England and Wales

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Preliminary Report 1911 1911 lxxi (Cd.5705) 479
Area, Families and Population Administrative Areas 1912 1912-13 cxi (Cd.6258) 1
Area, Families and Population Registration Areas 1912 1912-13 cxi (Cd.6259) 679
Area, Families and Population Parliamentary Areas 1912 1912-13 cxii (Cd.6343) 1
Area, Families and Population Ecclesiastical Areas 1912 1912-13 cxii (Cd.6360) 53
Index to Population Tables (Vols I-IV) 1913 1912-13 cxii (Cd.6576) 593
Buildings of various kinds 1913 1912-13 cxiii (Cd.6577) 1
Ages and Condition as to Marriage 1913 1912-13 cxiii (Cd.6610) 379
Tenements 1913 1913 lxxvii (Cd.6910) 1
Birthplaces 1913 1913 lxxviii (Cd.7017) 1
Occupations and Industries, Part I 1913-14 1913 lxxviii (Cd.7018) 321
Occupations and Industries, Part II 1913-14 1913 lxxix (Cd.7019) 1
Occupations and Industries, Appendix. Classified and Alphabetical Lists of Occupations and Rules adopted for Classification 1915 1914-16 lxxxi (Cd.7660) 1
Infirmities 1913 1913 lxxix (Cd.7020) 791
Languages Spoken in Wales and Monmouthsire 1913 1913 lxxix (Cd.6911) 885
Fertility of Marriage Part I 1917 1917-18 xxxv (Cd.8678) 1
Fertility of Marriage Part II 1923 1917-18 xxxv (Cd.8678) 1
Islands in the British Seas 1913 1913 lxxx (Cd.6922) 741
Summary Tables 1915 1914-16 lxxxi (Cd.7929) 385
General Report with Appendices 1917 1917-18 xxxv (Cd.8491) 483
Tables relating to Counties in the various Census Reports for 1911 were reprinted and published subsequently in the form of County Parts    

Scotland

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Preliminary Report 1911 1911 lxxi (Cd.5700) 665
County Report    
Reports and Tables: City and County Parts 1-4 1912 1912-13 cxix (Cd.6097)
Reports and Tables: City and County Parts 5-37 1912 1912-13 cxix, cxx (Cd.6097)
Reports and Tables: City and County Part 24 1912 1912-13 cxx (Cd.6097)
Population, Ages and Conjugal Condition, Occupations, Birthplaces, Housing, Gaelic-speaking 1913 1913 lxxx (Cd.6896) 45
Occupations by birthplace, Nationalities, Infirmities, Fertility 1913 1914 xliv (Cd.7163) 393

1921

England and Wales

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Preliminary Report 1921 1921 xvi (Cmd.1485) 257
County Report Multi-part report  
Workplaces 1925  
Workplaces in London and Five Home Counties 1923  
Ecclesiastical Areas 1924  
Classification of Occupations 1924  
Occupation Tables 1924  
Classification of Industries 1924  
Industry Tables 1925  
Dependency, Orphanhood and Fertility 1925  
Isle of Man 1924  
Jersey, Guernsey and Adjacent Islands 1924  
Index of Names of Places 1924  
General Tables 1925  
General Report with Appendices 1927  

Scotland

Report Yr. of Publ. Reference within British Parliamentary Papers
Preliminary Report 1921 1921 xvi (Cmd.1473) 341
County Report Multi-part report  
Reports and Tables: Population, Ages, Conjugal Condition, Orphanhood, Birthplaces, Gaelic-Speaking, Housing 1923  
Reports and Tables: Occupations and Industries 1924  
Reports and Tables: Dependent Children 1924  

1931

1939

1951

1961

England and Wales

Report Year of publication
Classification of Occupations 1960
Preliminary Report 1961
Report on Welsh Speaking Population 1962
Series of County Leaflets issued in advance of the County Reports: Population, Dwellings, Households 1962-3
County Report Multi-part report
Leaflets: National Summary Tables for: Housing 1964
Leaflets: National Summary Tables for: Migration Part I 1965
Leaflets: National Summary Tables for: Migration Part II 1965
Leaflets: National Summary Tables for: Occupation and Industry 1965
Leaflets: National Summary Tables for: Household composition 1966
Series of County Leaflets Occupation, Industry, Socio-economic groups 1965-66
Birthplace and Nationality Tables 1964
Age, Marital Condition and General Tables 1964
Usual Residence Tables 1964
Housing Tables: Part I. Buildings, Dwellings and Households 1964
Housing Tables: Part II. Tenure, Household Arrangements 1965
Housing Tables: Part III. Local Housing Indices 1965
Commonwealth Immigrants in the Conurbations 1965
Index of Place Names Part I A-K 1965
Index of Place Names Part II L-Z 1965
Occupation Tables 1966
Education Tables 1966
Industry Tables Part I 1966
Industry Tables Part II 1966
Socio-economic Group Tables 1966
Workplace Tables 1966
Migration Tables 1966
Fertility Tables 1966
Greater London Tables 1966
Household Composition Tables 1966
Report on Isle of Man Part I. Population and Housing 1965
Report on Isle of Man Part II. Migration, Economic Activity and other topics 1966
Report on Jersey, Guernsey and Adjacent Islands 1966

Great Britain

Report Year of publication
Scientific and Technological Qualifications 1962
Summary Tables 1966
General Report 1968

Scotland

Report Year of publication
Preliminary Report 1961
Series of County Leaflets Population, Dwellings, Households 1962-3
County Report Multi-part report
Leaflets: Housing National Summary Tables 1964
Leaflets: Population: Age and Marital Condition 1964
Leaflets: Local Housing Indices 1965
Leaflets: Occupation and Industry: National Summary Tables 1965
Leaflets: Internal Migration: National and Local Summary Tables 1966
Leaflets: Occupation and Industry: City and County Tables 1966
Leaflets: Usual Residence 1965
Leaflets: Age, Marital Condition and General Tables 1965
Leaflets: Housing and Households Part I 1966
Leaflets: Household Composition Part II 1966
Leaflets: Birthplace and Nationality 1966
Leaflets: Occupation, Industry and Workplace Part I 1966
Leaflets: Occupation, Industry and Workplace Part II 1966
Leaflets: Occupation, Industry and Workplace Part III 1966
Leaflets: Gaelic 1966
Leaflets: Internal Migration 1966
Leaflets: Terminal Education Age 1966
Leaflets: Fertility 1966
Leaflets: Gaelic Supplementary Leaflet 1966
Leaflets: Place Names and Population 1967

1966

1971

England and Wales

Report Year of publication
General Report Part I Definitions 1979
Preliminary Report 1971
County Report Part I Multi-part report
County Report Part II Multi-part report
County Report Part III Multi-part report

Great Britain

Report Year of publication
Country of Birth Tables 1974
Economic Activity Tables Part V  

Scotland

Report Year of publication
County Reports: West Lothian 1973