Last updated
27 Feb 2022

How many people usually live here?

How do I answer this question on paper?

Write in the number of people who usually live at your address in the space provided. Only count people you included in question H1.

Do not count anyone staying at this address on the night of 20 March 2022 who usually lives elsewhere. Record these people in questions H4 and H5. 

If you need more advice about who to include, see the question help for H1.


I am answering on paper. What if all the people staying at this address on the night of 20 March 2022 have a permanent or family home elsewhere? 

Enter zero as your answer.

I stay at this address some/most of the time for work, but my permanent or family home is elsewhere. Should I be counted in this question? 

No, you should not be counted in this question.

You should include yourself in questions H4 and H5 and in questions V1 to V4 on the back page.

Why is this question asked?

This information allows us to produce a reliable count of the population.

Who should answer this question?

The householder or joint householder should answer this question. This question is only asked on the paper questionnaire.

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