Your answers are confidential

Your information is confidential by law

The personal information you give us is protected by law. We will keep this information secure for 100 years.

You cannot be identified in the statistics we publish.

Your household won't see your answers

If you've filled in an Individual Questionnaire, we won't share your personal information with anyone else in your household. For example, this means your parents, housemates or landlord won't see your answers.

Read more about how we keep your data safe.

Can suppliers share my personal information?

No. Everyone working on the census signs the Census Confidentiality Undertaking. It’s a crime for them to unlawfully share personal census information.