Getting started : Who should complete the census

We have invited selected households to take part in the 2019 Rehearsal. This invitation is either a paper form, or a letter with an access code to complete an online form.

The householder is responsible for filling this in. They'll be asked questions about the property and the individuals living there.

What is a household and who is the householder?

What is a household?

A household is either:

  • one person living alone
  • a group of people (who don't have to be related) living at the same address who share cooking facilities and share a living or dining area

Who is the householder?

A householder is a person who, individually or jointly:

  • owns or rents the accommodation
  • is responsible for paying the household bills and expenses

You may want to check that you need to complete the census if any of the following apply to you: