Types of household or accommodation

If a census has not been completed for your property and you have a paper form, please fill it in as soon as you can and return it to FREEPOST, Census 2021.

The householder should complete for private or rented accommodation

Completing the census if you live in a household with family or people you're not related to.

    Students: what you need to know

    Completing the census if you are a student.

      Second homes, holiday lets and empty properties

      Completing the census if you own a second home, an empty property, or are staying in holiday accommodation.

        Boats, caravans, tents and other mobile homes

        Completing the census if you live somewhere that is mobile, such as a canal boat or live-in vehicle.

          Communal establishments

          Completing the census if you live in or manage a care home, halls of residence, military base or other type of communal establishment.

            People not living at a fixed address

            Completing the census if you are homeless, travelling or living in temporary accommodation.