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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. Communal establishment address checks

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

    12 May 2021

  2. 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

  3. Usability testing

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

    2 Feb 2021

  4. 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

  5. Stakeholder event

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

    3 Nov 2020

  6. 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

  7. Addresses being checked in Scotland

    We're doing some mailing exercises to check addresses for Scotland's Census 2022.

    4 Sep 2020

  8. Question set

    Our question set contains the final questions for Scotland's Census 2022.

    20 Aug 2020

  9. Census research

    We're looking for people to participate in usability testing of our new census outputs website.

    30 Jun 2020

  10. National Records of Scotland response to Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) Phase 1 findings

    We've published a response to the Office for Statistics Regulation's findings from phase 1 of National Statistics Accreditation.

    15 Jun 2020