Data Extent

Default group image

Flow data (sometimes called 'interaction' or 'mobility' data) involve flows of individuals in the UK between origins and destinations. These flows are either the residential migrations of individuals from one place of usual residence to another or of commuters making journeys from home to workplace. For more information follow this link.

Licence

UK Open Government Licence (OGL)

Other Access

The information on this page (the dataset metadata) is also available in these formats.

JSON RDF

via the DKAN API

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
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'.

Units: 
FieldValue
Publisher
Modified Date
2017-09-20
Release Date
2017-09-20
Frequency
Decennial
Identifier
794adcbb-feeb-40aa-857d-52134f0e7111
Geographical Coverage Location
UK
Licence
UK Open Government Licence (OGL)
Granularity
Local Authority
Public Access Level
Public
Year: 
Citation: 
Office for National Statistics, 2011 Special Workplace Statistics - LAD Level - Open Government License. [computer file]