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1 Sep 2021

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Latest from Scotland's Census

  1. 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

  2. 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

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

    18 Mar 2022

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

    28 Feb 2022

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

    14 Feb 2022

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

    30 Nov 2021

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

    18 Oct 2021

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

    21 Sep 2021

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

    31 Aug 2021

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

    12 May 2021