Get Involved

We recognise the importance of engaging with our stakeholders. The success of the next census will rely on a comprehensive understanding of user needs, as well as the awareness, support and participation of the general public. There are a variety of ways to stay in touch and get involved.


We recommend that you subscribe to Scotland’s Census Mailchimp newsletter (links direct to an external website) to keep up to date with all the latest updates from Scotland's Census 2021. 


Detail of current and previous consultations are available from the Consultation section.

Forthcoming events

There are no forthcoming events planned at this time, detail of forthcoming events will be provided here in due course.

Previous events

Our most recent public topic events were held in April 2017, they were an opportunity to update interested parties with information about the research that is on-going as part of the planning for Scotland's Census 2021. The events were held in New Register House, Edinburgh on the following topics:

  • Ethnicity, National Identity and Religion - Thurday 20 April
  • Language - Thursday 20 April
  • Health and Care - Monday 24 April

The presentations for these events will be published shortly

Want to talk to us?

If you have an enquiry that relates to Scotland's Census 2021, then please email us at: