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Local Data

Explore the social and economic data relating to the St Albans City and District by visiting the resources below.

Census 2021 - St Albans District Data Overview Toggle accordion

The Census is a survey that happens every 10 years and is run by the Office of National Statistics. The last Census Day for England and Wales was Sunday 21 March 2021. 

You can use Census maps to find out what people’s lives are like across England and Wales, including in the St Albans District. This digital content allows you to explore Census 2021 data for different topics down to a local authority and neighbourhood level.

Full information is available on the Census website here.

You can find an overview of the Census 2021 data in St Albans District here.

NOMIS (Official census and labour market statistics) Toggle accordion

This profile brings together data from several sources about the labour market

  • Unemployment
  • Total jobs
  • Out-of-work benefits etc.

Census 2021 - Population Change in St Albans District Toggle accordion

First release of the Census 2021 data – highlights the population change in St Albans

ONS Census Data 2011 Toggle accordion

The report covers the characteristics of people and households in St Albans Local Authority.

  • Who we are
  • How we live
  • What we do

Basic facts about St Albans broken down by Ward Toggle accordion

Local Government Association have provided a summary of the latest available information on the demographic and socio-economic make-up of the 20 wards in St Albans. It looks at the population structure and provides information on the economic, housing and educational achievement of each ward.

Usual Resident Population by Sex and Age for St Albans

This report provides an overview of the "Census 2021 rounded population and household estimates for local authorities in England and Wales, by sex and five-year age" as published by the Office for National Statistics, with a particular focus on St Albans.

Economic data Toggle accordion

ONS: UK economy latest 

This page provides commentary and charts on the latest changes in the UK economy, using novel and rapid data sources as well as official statistics.

ONS Unemployment Figures

Information about labour market, young people, and workless household.

Regional GDP: Local Authorities 

Annual estimates of balanced UK regional gross domestic product (GDP). Current price estimates and chained volume measures for local authority districts, London boroughs, unitary authorities and Scottish Council areas.

Regional gross domestic product: local authorities (GVA) 

Estimates of regional gross value added (GVA), which is the value generated by any unit engaged in the production of goods and services. Figures available for local authorities and NUTS regions.

Characteristics of commuters

The London Assembly has collected a range of data sources of the geography and demographics of commuters to London – including St Albans.

ONS Local Statistics Toggle accordion

A page that has collected a range of links to local statistics.

Herts Insight Toggle accordion

Information and statistics about Hertfordshire and its local communities:

  • Population
  • Wellbeing and health
  • Economy, work, and education
  • Housing and transport
  • Environment and sustainability

Geodemographic Profile for St Albans - ACORN classification by CACI:

Geodemographic segmentation is a classification technique which groups people and households according to their likely characteristics.  In short it is a tool which combines where people live, their demographics, behaviour and lifestyle information to give us an understanding of the types of people living in a particular area.

Deprivation Toggle accordion

The IoD2019 interactive dashboard allows users to explore the 2019 English Indices of Deprivation data at both local authority district level and neighbourhood (LSOA) level.

ONS Local Income Deprivation

An interactive page that provides a detailed picture of disparities within English local authorities to a neighbourhood level.

Health data Toggle accordion

Office for Health Improvement and Disparities 

Small area health-related data that can be viewed in maps, charts, area profiles, and reports.

Public Health England data and analysis tools 

Collection of data and analysis tools from across Public Health England.

Housing affordability Toggle accordion

The ONS has produced a page on annual data on house prices and annual earnings to calculate affordability ratios for national and subnational geographies in England and Wales 2021.

Local Health Profile Toggle accordion

The Office for Health Improvement & Disparities have collected health information presented for small geographical areas. Local Health contains indictors related to:

  • Population and demographic factors
  • Wider determinants of health
  • Health outcomes

Hertfordshire Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) Toggle accordion

Hertfordshire's Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) looks at the specific health and social care needs of our local population and points out areas of inequality. It helps public bodies decide what type of local services to commission. Each needs assessment looks at a health and wellbeing problem, including causes and risk factors. It then proposes solutions and makes recommendations for local commissioning and decision making.

Community Wellbeing Index (CWI) – produced by the Co-op Toggle accordion

The CWI is the first measure of wellbeing at a local level across all four nations of the UK. With data covering more than 28,000 communities, the CWI allows users to view wellbeing scores across a range of different indicators - from the quality of education, housing affordability and public transport links in an area, to the amount of green space and the number of community centres that are present – providing a useful snapshot into the strengths of, and challenges facing each community.