UK’s 2011 census to create tens of thousands of jobs

| October 8, 2010 | 1 Comment

Tens of thousands of temporary jobs are on offer to conduct the 2011 census across the UK.

Approximately 35,000 full and part-time positions will be created in England and Wales, while 6,000 will be created in Scotland and a further 2,000 in Northern Ireland.

The census is a survey acquiring information about population and England and Wales’ census is run by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Households will be asked about matters including work, education, ethnic background, health and religion.

A census has been conducted in Britain every 10 years from 1801 to 2001, apart from when the country was at war in 1941.

It is a way of obtaining vital information and helps the Government plan services like schools, hospitals, housing and roads.

The jobs on offer include collectors, who visit people on their doorstep, managerial positions and pay is expected to range from £7.41 per hour to £20 an hour.

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  1. Aaron Bloggs says:

    the census is a fraud jsut look at america goverment to consider roads??? mor elike to consider george orwells 1984

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