Last updated
22 Nov 2021

What is this person's name?

Do I record household members here?

Do not record details of household members here. Only record details for people whose permanent or family home is elsewhere. Remember to include children and babies.

Why is this question asked?

Knowing about other people who are staying at your address on 20 March 2022 helps us make sure we have counted everyone.

How do I answer this question?

Give full name(s) rather than initials, where possible. You do not need to include titles, such as Mr, Mrs or Dr.

More than one person has the same name. How do I answer?

If two or more people in the household share the same name, it might be helpful to give their middle names as well.

How do I record my middle name?

If you want to include a middle name, write this under ‘First name(s)’.

How do I record a newborn baby who hasn’t been named yet? 

Write ‘Baby’ for the first name of a newborn baby that has not been named yet. Also write in their last name.

Only include babies born on or before 20 March 2022.

I am known by a name that is different to my official one. How do I answer?

You should write in the name you prefer.

If you are answering on paper, make sure that you use the same name consistently throughout the questionnaire.

I only have one name. How do I answer?

You should enter your name under ‘First name(s)’ and write ‘No other name’ under ‘Last name’.

All of the people staying here on 20 March 2022 usually live somewhere else

If all the people staying at this address on 20 March 2022 usually live somewhere else, include all these people as staying or visiting this address on the night of 20 March 2022. Do not record anyone as usually living at this address.

You must answer some questions about these people and about the accommodation. Follow the instructions in the questionnaire.

Who should answer this question?

The householder or joint householder should answer this question.

I am answering on paper and I have more than three visitors staying on the night of 20 March 2022. How do I answer?

If there are more than three people staying on the night of 20 March 2022 whose permanent or family home is elsewhere, write their answers on a separate piece of paper and include it with your questionnaire. Remember to include children and babies.

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