Census 2021

Published: Wednesday, 21st April 2021

Not sure why you need to fill it out? No problem.  

The census is a mandatory survey that is sent out every 10 years by the Office for National Statistics to residents in England and Wales. It aims to collect information about everyone’s individual circumstances help influence decisions locally and nationally. The data collected will ensure millions of pounds are spent in areas that will benefit you most such as healthcare, education, transport, emergency services, diversity and many more. 

Officially, Census 2021 Day was 21 March, but if you didn’t manage to fill it out, there’s still time!  

Until the first week of May you can still fill it out online

Or, if you need help filling it out, you can visit or call any of the six support centres around the borough up until the first week of May. In each of them there staff will be on hand to guide you through the survey at the centre's completion events.  

Filling it out is mandatory so it's really important that you take part and get your voice heard. 

The six help centres are:  

Thamesmere Library 
Thamesmere Drive 
London, SE28 8DT 
020 8310 4246 
Completion events: Monday - Friday at 10am - 3pm
Census Community Advisor - Ibukun Onarinde 
07452 933525 - ibukunoluwa.onarinde40@field.census.gov.uk 

Walk in service available 

Plumstead Centre Library 
232 Plumstead High Street 
London, SE18 1JL 
020 8075 3398 

Completion events: 
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday at 10am - 5pm   
Saturdays at 11am - 3pm 

Census Community Adviser - Samir Gurung 
07452 934564 | samir.gurung82@field.census.gov.uk 

Walk in service available. 

Greenwich Library 
12 Lambarde Square 
London, SE10 9HB 
020 3795 0600 

Completion events: Monday - Friday at 10am - 5pm

Please phone to book an appointment. 

Eltham Library 
Archery Road 
London, SE9 1HA 

020 8921 3452 

Completion events: Monday - Friday at 10am - 5pm 

Please phone to book an appointment. 

Woolwich Centre Library 
35 Wellington Street 
London SE18 6HQ 

020 8921 5750 

Completion events: Monday - Friday at 10am - 5pm 

Please phone to book an appointment 

Clockhouse Community Centre 
Defiance Walk 
Woolwich Dockyard 
London, SE18 5QL 

020 8855 7188 

Completion events: Monday - Friday at 9am - 4pm