A footnote to all our coverage of doing the census online: according to IBM (which managed the IT for the project), just under 30 per cent of households went for the online option, up from 9 per cent in the previous census. It’s a shame quite a few forgot to hit submit first time around, but it still suggests we’ll all be online in about five censuses or so.
2.6 Million Households Did The Census Online
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