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2001 census

Background, research, methodologies, and geographies for the 2001 census.

  1. 2001 census: Background

    Background information for Scotland's Census 2001.

  2. 2001 census: Confidentiality

    How we made sure 2001 census information was kept confidential.

  3. 2001 census: Geographies

    Find out about the different geographies used for the 2001 census.

  4. 2001 census: Methodology

    The methodologies we followed for the 2001 census, which was the first census in Scotland to represent the entire population.