This release presents data from the count of Gypsy and Traveller caravans in England which took place on 27 January 2011. The twice-yearly count takes place in January and July, recording the number of caravans on both authorised and unauthorised sites across England.
In addition, the January 2011 count also included a count of the caravans/moveable dwellings occupied by travelling showpeople in each local authority in England. This information has been published as experimental statistics. This is a first attempt to capture this information which achieved partial coverage across England.