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Industry voice: Local authorities need to support their local address custodians to ensure they get their full benefits from the 2021 census.

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The National Census of 2021 will be crucial to the future of local authorities throughout the UK. It will provide the data to inform the Government’s perspective on their challenges on a national scale, influence the targeting of resources and feed into decisions on funding for local initiatives.


The census will make use of AddressBase - produced by GeoPlace, the joint venture between Ordnance Survey and the Local Government Association, and relies heavily on input from the local address custodians.

Visit the GeoPlace website to find resources supporting local address custodians with the 2021 census.

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