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How Well Do You Know Your Area?

New ONS 2011 Census Quiz

The Office for National Statistics (ONS), one of our sponsors, have released a fantastic new 2011 Census Quiz called 'How well Do You Know Your Area' as the name suggests the quiz asks a series of questions to see how well you know the numbers behind your local area (found by using your postcode).

How Well Do You Know Your Area?

The ONS have a steady stream of 2011 Census output that you can keep up with by visiting their website, or better still, following their twitter account @ONS.

Many of our latest cross-curricular resources contain lessons based around 2011 Census output so the quiz would make an excellent addition to any of these lessons. Use the menu on the left to find our 2011 Census resources or for the latest click here.


CensusAtSchool 2013/2014 is now live!

Take part in the brand new questionnaire with your class now

This year our CensusAtSchool Questionnaire is comprised of 11 questions designed to return a diversity of continuous and discrete data for your class to explore.  We have developed an online mapping tool which returns the distances and time taken for learners to travel to school. 

Our new Stopping Distance Game enables learners to explore the effects of speed and reaction time on the braking distance of a car. 

Find out all you need to know to get started right now!


New 2011 Census Resources

How 2011 Census data shape your future

Three brand new resources based around the 2011 Census data and data visualisation tools are now available:


England and Wales have data - an investigation into the population, ethnicity and religion figures from the 2011 Census.

Should I stay or should I go? - explores whether it is better to move away or stay at home when going to university or getting a job.

2011 Census online quiz - based on the data from both the 2001 and 2011 Censuses for England and Wales.





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