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17 Jul 2020

News release - Scotland’s Census to be moved to March 2022

The date of the next census has been moved to 2022 due to the impact of COVID-19.

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Latest from Scotland's Census

  1. Response to Audit Scotland report

    National Records of Scotland's response to Audit Scotland report

    30 Nov 2021

  2. Census awareness events

    We are holding a series of events to raise awareness of the census to stakeholders.

    18 Oct 2021

  3. Census education materials launch

    Education materials to inspire children to learn about Scotland’s Census 2022 launched at the Scottish Learning Festival.

    21 Sep 2021

  4. Sex question guidance

    Guidance for answering the sex question in Scotland's Census 2022 has been published.

    31 Aug 2021

  5. Communal establishment address checks

    Over the next few months we will be carrying out address checks for communal establishments.

    12 May 2021

  6. Census scam alert

    The public is being warned to watch out for scammers who claim to be from census, demanding up to £1000 in fake fines.

    5 May 2021

  7. Usability testing - now closed

    We're looking for volunteers to participate in testing sessions and help us improve the Scotland's Census website.

    2 Feb 2021

  8. Virtual events for our new website

    We are holding virtual events in January 2021 to discuss our new Scotland’s Census outputs website. 

    7 Jan 2021

  9. Stakeholder event

    We're holding events to discuss and further develop our plans for Scotland's Census 2022.

    3 Nov 2020

  10. Volunteers required to test the Scotland’s Census new website

    We're looking for volunteers to help us with research and testing for the Scotland's Census website.

    22 Sep 2020