Release 1B of results from the 2011 Census is now available and provides:
- usually resident census population estimates (rounded to the nearest 100) for Scotland, by five-year age bands and sex
- usually resident census population estimates (rounded to the nearest 100) for each council area, by five-year age bands and sex; and
- estimates of number of households (rounded to the nearest 10) for Scotland and each council area.
The Statistical Bulletin, laid before the Scottish Parliament, provides the main report on the results with associated commentary and data tables. Information on the methodology and quality assurance processes used to produce and check the results are also provided. Data visualisations are available to aid interpretation of the results.
This follows on from Release 1A which provides estimates of the usually resident population of Scotland on Census Day (27 March 2011) rounded to the nearest thousand, broken down by age and sex. An estimate of the total population in each council area, rounded to nearest thousand, is also provided.
Further results from the census will be released in 2013, as summarised below. Find out more in the Scotland's 2011 Census Outputs Prospectus. Link opens in a new window.
- Release 1C (23 July 2013) - Population estimates (unrounded) by single year of age and sex for Scotland and each council area. Counts of population and households at Output Area and Postcode along with other geography products.
- Release 2 (from late summer 2013) - Key and Quick statistics tables; Census Profiles; Population and Household estimates by postcode and Geography products. This release will represent the start of the dissemination of detailed census statistics for small areas. Revised versions of the table layouts for Key Statistics and Quick Statistics are now available on the NRS website. (Link opens in new window)
- Release 3 (from late autumn 2013) - Local Characteristics tables.These multivariate statistics correspond to the 2001 Census Area Statistics (CAS) and Census Area Statistics Theme (CAST) tables.
- Release 4 (from winter 2013/14) - Detailed Characteristics tables.The statistics correspond to the 2001 Standard (ST) and Theme (T) tables.