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Census results

The most complete source of information about who lives in Scotland.

Find census results for a huge range of topics and locations.

View the results

At a glance

Get a quick look at what the census tells us about Scotland.

  1. Population

  2. Housing

  3. Education

  4. Ethnicity

  5. Languages

  6. Labour market

Case studies

Discover how people and groups across Scotland are making use of census information.

  1. Making the case for the Queensferry Crossing

    Transport Scotland used census information to help decide on the need, the size, and the location of the new Queensferry Crossing bridge.

  2. Providing healthcare on Lewis

    NHS Western Isles uses census data to help remote communities stay connected with health services.

  3. Helping BSL users access services

    How census information helped in the development of a new service for British Sign Language users.

The latest news about Scotland’s Census.

  1. Virtual events for our new website

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

  2. Stakeholder event

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

  3. 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.