Census

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Young people in England and Wales twice as likely to identify as LGB+
Figures from 2021 census find more than half of LGB+ people are aged between 16 and 34

Robert Booth and Michael Goodier

25, Jan, 2023 @1:18 PM

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The Guardian view on unpaid carers: labour, even if it is for love | Editorial
Editorial: The growing number of people who do more than 20 hours of unpaid care for loved ones every week deserve more support

Editorial

20, Jan, 2023 @6:30 PM

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Five million people in England and Wales are unpaid carers, census shows
Figures show 1.5m give more than 50 hours a week, as care system struggles with rising demand

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

19, Jan, 2023 @1:28 PM

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Ethnic segregation in England and Wales on the wane, research finds
Census data analysis shows growth of ‘rainbow’ towns and cities, as more people live with neighbours of different backgrounds

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

17, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Please don’t use the Q-word | Letter
Letter: Karl Lockwood says he and many other gay people find the use of the word ‘queer’ insulting and derogatory

13, Jan, 2023 @6:14 PM

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Why is Rochford England’s straightest place and Brighton its gay capital?
The census suggested people in the Essex district were six times less likely to be gay than those in the East Sussex city

Robert Booth and Michael Goodier

07, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Here’s big news from the census: LGBTQ citizens feel more able to be their authentic selves | Owen Jones
More people than ever before have declared themselves as not heterosexual, but, sadly, the trans community still faces adversity, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

06, Jan, 2023 @4:40 PM

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Sexual orientation census undercounts older people and those who shun labels
Information collected in 2021 aims to show diversity in England and Wales, yet 7.5% of people did not fill in relevant questions

Julia Shaw

06, Jan, 2023 @1:20 PM

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England and Wales census counts trans and non-binary people for first time
Stonewall hails as ‘historic step’ results showing 262k people identify as gender different to sex at birth

Robert Booth and Michael Goodier

06, Jan, 2023 @10:59 AM

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Number of households renting has more than doubled since 2001, census reveals
Figure highlights rise of ‘generation rent’ over two decades in England and Wales, as home ownership declines

Robert Booth and Michael Goodier

05, Jan, 2023 @1:05 PM

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Folly of allowing Welsh language to decline | Brief letters
Brief letters: Speaking Welsh | Bread sauce sandwiches | Sprouts naysayer | Venereal finding

11, Dec, 2022 @5:05 PM

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White Britons are declining and immigrants help prop up Christianity. Does it matter? | Kenan Malik
New census data reveals a complex emerging society increasingly at ease with itself. Not that you’d know it from our bitter public rows

Kenan Malik

04, Dec, 2022 @7:30 AM

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