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The Census Order (Northern Ireland) 2010

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Northern Ireland Statutory Rule: The Census Order (Northern Ireland) 2010 No. 195

RefArticles 2(3), 4(2) (3) and 5

SCHEDULE 1

(1)

Premises, vessel or other place

(2)

Persons

GROUP A
Any dwelling.Every usual resident or reckonable visitor at the dwelling.
GROUP B
Any hotel or guest house.Every usual resident or reckonable visitor at the premises.
GROUP C
Any hospital, nursing home, religious or charitable community or other residential establishment, not being an establishment mentioned elsewhere in this Schedule.Every usual resident or reckonable visitor at the premises.
GROUP D
Any residential school, college or other educational establishment.Every usual resident or reckonable visitor at the premises.
GROUP E
Any civil prison or other place of detention.Every usual resident or reckonable visitor at the premises.
GROUP F
Any barracks, station or other premises under naval, military or air force discipline, or any vessel under such discipline which is at a port in Northern Ireland at midnight ending census day.Every usual resident or reckonable visitor on the vessel or at the premises.
GROUP G
Any other place not included in the above Groups.Every person present on census night who has no usual address.

Article 6(1)-(4)

SCHEDULE 2Particulars to be stated in returns

Resident particulars

1.  For each usual resident at the address, the first name, last name, connection to the household or accommodation and whether or not an individual return has been issued for that person.

2.  The total number of usual residents at the address.

3.  For each usual resident—

(a)except in a case to which (b) applies, the relationship to the first person named in the return and the relationship to each of the previous persons named in the return;

(b)in the case of any person named seventh or at any higher number in a return, the relationship to the first person named in the return and to any other person named at a previous number higher than six in the return.

Visitor particulars

4.  For each reckonable visitor at the address, the first name, last name, sex, date of birth, connection to the household or accommodation and usual address or country of usual residence if outside the UK.

5.  The total number of reckonable visitors at the address.

Demographic particulars

6.  Sex and date of birth.

7.  Current legal status as to marriage or civil partnership.

8.  Whether a student (including a schoolchild) in full-time education and if so, whether living at the address to which the return relates during term-time or at another address.

9.  Country of birth.

10.  If not born in the UK, and if the date of arrival to live in the UK was on or after the 27th March 2010, the length of intended stay in the UK.

11.  Whether the person has lived outside Northern Ireland for a continuous period of one year or more; and, if so;

(a)the country last lived in; and

(b)the month and year of most recent arrival to live in Northern Ireland.

12.  Whether on 27th March 2010—

(a)the person was a usual resident—

(i)at the address to which the return relates;

(ii)at a student term-time address in the UK (and if so, that address); or

(iii)at another address in the UK (and if so, that address); or

(b)the person’s usual address was outside the UK (and if so, in which country).

13.  Country of passport(s) held.

14.  Whether the person describes themselves as: British, Irish, Northern Irish, English, Scottish, Welsh, or any other national identity (stating which).

15.  As regards ethnic group, whether—

(a)White;

(b)Chinese;

(c)Irish Traveller;

(d)Indian;

(e)Pakistani;

(f)Bangladeshi;

(g)Black Caribbean;

(h)Black African;

(i)Black Other;

(j)Of mixed ethnic group, if so, stating which groups;

(k)Other ethnic group (stating which).

16.  Religion, religious denomination or body belonged to, if any, or if none

For those indicating none to the above;

Religion, religious denomination or body brought up in, if any, or if none.

17.  Whether main language is English or another language (stating which).

18.  If main language is one other than English, whether the person can speak English very well, well, not well or not at all.

19.  In respect of any person, whether able to—

(a)understand spoken Irish;

(b)understand spoken Ulster-Scots;

(c)speak Irish;

(d)speak Ulster-Scots;

(e)read Irish;

(f)read Ulster-Scots;

(g)write Irish;

(h)write Ulster-Scots;

(i)no ability in Irish;

(j)no ability in Ulster-Scots.

20.  Whether or not the person suffers from any health problem or disability which has lasted or is expected to last at least 12 months and which limits their day-to-day activities.

21.  Whether or not the person has any conditions that have lasted, or are expected to last, at least 12 months and the nature of that condition(s).

22.  Whether the person’s health is in general very good, good, fair, bad or very bad.

23.  Whether or not the person looks after or gives help or support to family members, friends, neighbours or others because of long-term physical or mental ill-health or disability or because of problems related to old age, and, if so, the number of hours a week spent on this, excluding anything done as part of any paid employment.

Education and Employment particulars for each person falling within article 6(2)(d)(ii) or 6(3)(b) applies.

24.  The levels of educational qualifications obtained (if any) and whether any of the following have been obtained—

(a)professional qualifications;

(b)vocational or work related qualifications;

(c)qualifications gained outside the UK.

25.  Whether or not the person has helped with or carried out any voluntary work without pay during the past year.

26.  Whether that person during the week preceding census day was—

(a)working as an employee;

(b)on a Government sponsored training scheme;

(c)self-employed or working freelance;

(d)working paid or unpaid for their own or a family business;

(e)away from work ill, on maternity leave, on holiday or temporarily laid off;

(f)doing any other kind of paid work; or

(g)none of the above.

27.  If not working during the week preceding census day, whether or not that person was—

(a)actively looking for any kind of paid work during the last four weeks;

(b)available to start work within two weeks;

(c)waiting to start work, having obtained a job;

and whether that person was—

(d)retired;

(e)a student;

(f)looking after home or family;

(g)long-term sick or disabled; or

(h)not working for any other reason.

28.  If not working during the week preceding census day whether that person has ever worked and if so, the last year of work.

29.  For the main job done during the week preceding census day, or if not working then, for their last main job—

(a)whether working as an employee, or self-employed/freelance without employees, or self-employed with employees;

(b)the full title of their main job;

(c)what was done in their main job;

(d)whether or not they supervised any other employees;

(e)the main business activity of their employer or business at the place of work;

(f)either the name of the organisation they worked for (including own organisation if self-employed) or whether there was no such organisation; and

(g)the number of hours a week usually worked in their main job.

30.  In respect of any person who was working or studying during the week preceding census day—

(a)the workplace or school address for the main job or place of study, or, whether mainly working or studying at or from home or at an offshore installation or whether there is no fixed place of work or study;

(b)the mode of transport used for the longest part, by distance, of the usual journey to work or place of study.

Accommodation particulars

31.  Whether the living accommodation occupied by the household to which the return relates is—

(a)a whole house or bungalow (and whether detached, semi-detached or terraced (including end-terrace)); or

(b)a flat, maisonette or apartment (and whether in a purpose-built block of flats or tenement, part of a converted or shared house (including bedsits) or in a commercial building); or

(c)a caravan or any other mobile or temporary structure.

32.  Whether or not the accommodation is self-contained.

33.  Excluding any bathrooms, toilets, halls or landings, or rooms that can only be used for storage, the number of rooms for use only by the household.

34.  Whether or not the accommodation has been designed or adapted for wheelchair use, other physical or mobility difficulties, visual difficulties, hearing difficulties or other use.

35.  Whether or not the accommodation has central heating, and if so whether the type of heating is gas, electric (including storage heaters), oil, solid fuel (for example, wood, coal) or other type.

36.  Whether the household to which the return relates—

(a)owns the accommodation outright;

(b)owns the accommodation with a mortgage or loan;

(c)part owns and part pays rent;

(d)rents the accommodation; or

(e)lives in the accommodation rent free.

37.  Where the household to which the return relates rents or part rents the accommodation or lives in the accommodation rent free, the type of landlord.

38.  The number of cars and vans owned, or available for use, by members of the household to which the return relates.

Additional particulars for individual returns

39.  Whether the accommodation is a communal establishment, or a private or family home.

40.  If the accommodation is a communal establishment whether or not the respondent is answering the questions on behalf of someone else and whether the person with whom the return is concerned is—

(a)a resident in the establishment; or

(b)a member of staff or the owner of the establishment; or

(c)a family member or partner of a member of staff or the owner of the establishment.

Article 6(5)

SCHEDULE 3Particulars to be stated in returns relating to Communal Establishments

1.  Number of individual forms issued.

2.  Number of individual forms collected.

3.  Number of returns completed online.

4.  Number of reckonable visitors staying overnight on census night.

5.  Type of establishment.

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