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1 Sep 2021

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Latest from Scotland's Census

  1. With less than a week to go to complete Scotland’s Census, Scots are being urged not to miss the deadline to fulfil their legal responsibility.

    26 Apr 2022

  2. As Scotland’s Census enters its final week National Records of Scotland (NRS) confirmed today that 700,000 householders across Scotland have yet to fulfil their legal responsibility and submit their return. 

    25 Apr 2022

  3. Two million households have now submitted their census response, National Records of Scotland have revealed, as they said the estimated 700,000 remaining have just one week left to fill in their return.

    23 Apr 2022

  4. Households who don’t fill in the census by 1 May are being warned they may face prosecution, which could lead to a criminal record and a fine of up to £1000.

    14 Apr 2022

  5. People who have not yet filled in their census are reminded it is their legal responsibility to do so and are being encouraged to get help if they need it.

    5 Apr 2022

  6. More than one million households have already completed Scotland’s Census 2022, ahead of Census Day on Sunday.

    18 Mar 2022

  7. Scotland’s Census 2022 launches today with a call for households across Scotland to complete their return.

    28 Feb 2022

  8. We are holding sessions to provide information to stakeholder ahead of Scotland's Census 2022.

    14 Feb 2022

  9. National Records of Scotland's response to Audit Scotland report

    30 Nov 2021

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

    18 Oct 2021