Plans for Scotland’s Census 2021

Our 'Plans for Scotland’s Census 2021’ (0.80MB pdf), published on Thursday 27 September 2018, lays out proposals for how the census will be conducted and the questions it will ask.

The next census will be conducted primarily online, making the best use of technology and digital services. The plans include our on-going programme of stakeholder engagement, question development and testing. 

Topic Reports and supporting documents

To support our planned approach to delivering Scotland's Census 2021, we have published a number of Topic Reports and supporting documents. These reports are a follow-up to the Scotland's Census 2021 Topic Consultation and describe our on-going programme of question development, testing and engagement with key stakeholders:

Supporting documents