2021 Topic Consultation Report published

We have now published the Scotland's Census 2021 Topic Consultation Report (PDF, 0.5mb). This report presents our response to the consultation, updating our initial view on the topics under consideration for the next census.

It provides an overview of the evaluation process we used to assess the responses and summarises the results of the evaluation. It sets out the updated NRS view on the topics to be included in the 2021 Census, including an overview of our plans and intended next steps. We will now work with users and undertake research and small-scale question testing to further inform our decision making. This work will conclude by mid-2018, to allow us to prepare for the census rehearsal in spring 2019.

Further information and background on the consultation can be found on the 2021 consultation section