The UK Statistics Authority published their recommendations on the content and conduct of the 2021 Census for England and Wales, as set out in the December 2018 white paper (pdf).
This includes the proposal that, for the first time, the census will be predominantly online.
The white paper also sets out:
- the proposed date for the 2021 Census in England and Wales
- the topics recommended for inclusion in the 2021 Census and the consultation process that informed these recommendations
- confidentiality provisions for personal data collection and digital security
- plans for the publication of, and access to, 2021 Census data