WU02UK - 2011 SMS Merged LA/LA [Location of usual residence and Place of work by Age]

Dataset population: All usual residents aged 16 and over in employment the week before the census

Location of usual residence

The location where an individual usually resides.

Place of work

The location in which an individual works.


Age is derived from the date of birth question and is a person's age at their last birthday, at 27 March 2011. Dates of birth that imply an age over 115 are treated as invalid and the person's age is imputed. Infants less than one year old are classified as 0 years of age.

Geographies of origin areas:

Geographies of destination areas:

*The following codes are used for area of workplace that is not an LAD geographic code:

OD0000001 = Mainly work at or from home

OD0000002 = Offshore installation

OD0000003 = No fixed place

OD0000004 = Outside UK*

In Northern Ireland people who did not provide a workplace address because they were away from work ill, on maternity leave, on holiday, or temporarily laid off have been allocated to 'no fixed place' of work with method of travel to work 'other'.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated September 20, 2022, 17:14 (BST)
Created September 20, 2022, 17:14 (BST)
Visibility Public
Year 2011
Topics Demography
Labour market
Travel to work or study
Units Persons
Geographic Layer Council Areas
Local Authorities
Local Government Districts
London Boroughs
Merging Local Authorities
Metropolitan Districts
Non-Metropolitan Districts
Unitary Authorities
Frequency Decennial
Citation Office for National Statistics, 2011 Special Workplace Statistics - LAD Level - Open Government License. [computer file]
Geographical Coverage Location UK
Granularity Local Authority
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