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1 Sep 2021

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Latest from Scotland's Census

  1. Of Scotland’s 32 Local Authorities, 25 now have a census return rate of over 85%, National Records of Scotland confirmed today.

    26 May 2022

  2. Householders have just one week left to complete Scotland’s Census 2022.

    24 May 2022

  3. The first of Scotland’s 32 Local Authority areas have achieved a 90% return rate for the census – and more than half have now reached 85%, National Records of Scotland (NRS) confirmed today.

    23 May 2022

  4. More than 37,500 households have started but not yet submitted their census online

    22 May 2022

  5. With less than two weeks remaining to complete Scotland’s Census 2022, the nation’s towns and cities will be getting additional support this weekend to help people fulfil their legal responsibility.

    19 May 2022

  6. Census staff have carried out more than 1 million doorstep visits in the drive to support households to complete their census.

    16 May 2022

  7. Teachers across Scotland are being encouraged to use “Speak Census”, a range of educational materials to help encourage children to learn about the census and the benefits it offers to local communities.

    11 May 2022

  8. More than 340,000 calls have been dealt with by the free helpline for Scotland’s Census, along with a further 60,000 e-mails and web chat enquiries, according to new figures published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

    6 May 2022

  9. Eight out of ten households have now submitted their census returns, National Records of Scotland has confirmed.

    4 May 2022

  10. Householders across Scotland are being offered a short extension until the end of May to complete their census return, National Records of Scotland (NRS) confirmed today.

    28 Apr 2022