What’s new on our website

General Data Protection Regulation

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) change which came into force on Friday 25 May,  we have published links to National Records of Scotland privacy notice  (published in March 2018) and our Corporate Data Protection Policy as well as further information on Scotland’s Census newsletter subscription.

2021 Census Outputs

Following our Scotland's Census 2021 Outputs Strategy Stakeholder Events we have published presentations, handouts and reports from these events:

Question Development

Scotland's Census Topic Consultation sought views on the topics that users felt should be included in the next census. Following engagement on a variety of topics throughout 2017/18, two reports have been published. These reports summarise user need surveys that were conducted for two of the topic areas:

We have also published two frameworks designed to evaluate the effectiveness of question design for existing, alternative, and new questions.

If you want to find out more about this research and what is involved, then please email us at: scotlandscensus@nrscotland.gov.uk