General Health and Disability
The 2011 England and Wales Census took place on 27 March 2011, collecting information on demography, ethnicity, language, religion, health, housing, education, the labour market, travel to work and migration. National and local government, and many other organisations, use this information in a variety of ways, such as allocating funding, planning services, and otherwise understanding local populations.
The second release of data, in December 2012, provided the first sets of topic-specific ‘Key’ and ‘Quick Statistics’ by local authority. Census questions directly related to health covered self-reported general health status, long-term health problems and disability, and provision of unpaid care.
Our report summarises the health data for Cambridgeshire and its districts, comparing data across the county, with the England average, and with figures from the 2001 Census where possible: Census 2011 – Health summary for Cambridgeshire
Subsequent data releases made these data available by age and sex and for smaller geographical areas. Our reports present data on general health status and long-term health problems and disability by age and sex at district and ward level for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, including age-standardised percentages and maps.