Phase two - Combinations of Census 2021 data : Overview
In phase two, you can combine multiple variables from the data we publish.
A variable is a particular characteristic of a person or household, for example, religion or accommodation type.
You can download datasets where the variables have already been chosen for you or those that you make yourself by adding and changing the variables. These are known as multivariate data.
This flexibility means that you can fully explore and understand characteristics of a population and the links between them.
You can find out more about our plans for the release of multivariate Census 2021 data (opens in a new tab) on the Office for National Statistics (ONS) website.
Read about the different ways you can access census statistics in "What's next for Census 2021?" (opens in a new tab) on the National Statistical blog.