Events and workshops

On this page you can find out about events and workshops aimed at supporting the planning of Scotland's Census 2021.  You can also view and download any documents and presentations that have been provided.  We always welcome feedback on any events or workshops you may have attended, please email us at:

Forthcoming events and surveys

We are holding a number of stakeholder events to present our proposals for the questions that Scotland’s Census 2021 will ask.

These events will be on the following dates:

  • Thursday 22 November, 2018 - New Register House, Edinburgh
  • Thursday 29 November, 2018 - AB1, Aberdeen
  • Wednesday 5 December, 2018 - Hilton, Glasgow

If you are interested in attending one of these events please book a place on our EventBrite page (link to Eventbrite website).

We recommend that you subscribe to Scotland’s Census Mailchimp newsletter (links direct to an external website) to keep up to date with all the latest updates from Scotland's Census 2021. 

Previous events and surveys

Date Title Location
9 Aug - 7 Sep, 2018 Religion and Outputs Survey Online survey
1 - 15 Aug, 2018 Sex and trans status question testing Edinburgh and Glasgow
5 - 9 July 2018 Travel to Work and Study Survey Online survey
April and May, 2018 British Sign Language Question Testing Edinburgh
23 March, 2018 2021 Outputs Strategy Stakeholder Event Dundee
9 March, 2018

African Ethnic Groups Focus Group

8 March, 2018 2021 Outputs Strategy Stakeholder Event Glasgow
22 February, 2018 2021 Outputs Strategy Stakeholder Event Edinburgh
21 - 22 February, 2018 The Gathering 2018 (SCVO Third Sector Event) Glasgow
19 December 2017 Education and Labour Market Topic Event Edinburgh
19 and 26 October 2017 'Caribbean or Black' Ethnicity Focus Groups Edinburgh and Glasgow

29 June 2017

Statistical Disclosure Control and Outputs Event Edinburgh

24 April 2017

Health and Care - Topic event Edinburgh
20 April 2017

Ethnicity, National Identity, Language and Religion - Topic event


24 January 2017

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity - Stakeholder Meeting


November 2015 Topic Consultation events Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh