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Statistics and information

Here we have data on topics including: population, households, business, education, health and crime, in Calderdale.

There is a range of data held on many different topics, such as population, households, business, education, health and crime.

Much of this data is open to public view. Below are some of the main sources.

Calderdale Data Works

Calderdale Data Works provides open data that is freely available for anyone to use and republish, without restrictions.

There are over 250 datasets that include:

  • Schools and education.
  • Land and property.
  • Business Rates.
  • Contracts and spending.
  • Workforce.
  • Physical activity.
  • Highways.
  • Transport.

Also, there are maps and other tools for you to be able to explore the data.


For a summary of demographic information on this Borough, see:

For summaries by age and gender, visit: Population Projections (Data Works).

Visit: Population Estimates (Data Works) for summaries by:

  • Age.
  • Gender.
  • Ward.
  • Parish.
  • Neighbourhood planning area.
  • Calderdale Cares locality.
  • Children's Centre Reach Area.
  • Medium layer super output areas.
  • Lower layer super output area.

Ward statistics

For demographic, health, deprivation elections and other information by ward, visit: Ward profiles (Calderdale Data Works).

Census 2021

What is Census 2021?

This was taken on 21st March 2021.

  • It is a survey run every ten years by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
  • It gives us the most accurate estimate of all people and households in England and Wales. (Scotland and Northern Ireland have their own.)
  • It is used to shape public services in Calderdale.

For links to the key links (includes data sets, bulletins, reports and interactive tools), visit: Census 2021 (Data Works).

What information it covers

This includes:

  • Demographics: age, gender, ethnicity, marital status, migration patterns, health and long-term illness
  • Household: type, tenure, size and resources.
  • Economic: activity, employment, occupation and travel to work.

This will be available at local authority, ward, output area and/or postcode level. (These are subject to meeting ONS's statistical disclosure checks, for example, to make sure the data is anonymous.)

Publication timescale and content

Phase one

ONS have completed this phase.

This covers population, household estimates and data on a single characteristic (univariate). There are also nine topic summaries, interactive tools and reports.

For full details, please visit: Census 2021 publications (Data Works).

Phase two

ONS started to release content in January.

This covers multivariate and short-term resident population data. It also sees the start of the analysis programme.

Phase three

This will start in spring.

It will include alternative and small population bases, migration and origin/destination data, and microdata samples.

UK census data

This will start in summer.

It will have comparable data for the whole of the UK.

We will add links to new content when it is released. For more details, visit: Census 2021 publications (Data Works).

For more about censuses in England/Wales and links to those for Northern Ireland/Scotland, visit: Census (ONS).

For the previous census, held on 27th March 2011, visit: Census 2011 (ONS).

To look up your family history, see: Local studies and family history.

Poverty and deprivation

For evidence of poverty across Calderdale's communities, visit: Poverty in Calderdale: selected statistics (Data Works).

Visit: English Indices of Deprivation (IoD): Calderdale (Data Works) for maps showing results for:

  • The Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD);
  • and individual deprivation domains in Calderdale.

For IoD 2019 summaries by index and by ward visit: IMD 2019 results (Data Works).


The National Online Manpower Information System (Nomis) publish a range of economic information, which includes Local Authority Profiles.

This brings together information on:

  • Population.
  • Employment and unemployment.
  • Economic inactivity.
  • Qualifications.
  • Earnings.
  • Benefit take up.
  • Jobs.
  • Businesses.

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