Census rehearsal day is 13 October 2019

You can complete your census rehearsal questionnaire as soon as you receive our letter.

Please provide information that is correct as of 13 October 2019.

Scotland's Census Rehearsal 2019

Find out more about the Census Rehearsal 2019 that will be held in parts of Dumfries and Galloway, Glasgow City and Na h-Eileanan Siar.

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Who is responsible for completing?

Information about completing the census rehearsal questionnaire at your address.

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Who to include in the census rehearsal

Information about how to record people in the census rehearsal questionnaire, depending on where they live.

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What is the census?

Scotland’s Census is the official count of every person and household in the country.

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Help with census rehearsal questions

Guidance to help you answer census rehearsal questions.

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Individual Questionnaire

Information to help if you want to complete an individual census rehearsal questionnaire.

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Secure and confidential

Information you include in your census rehearsal will be kept secure and confidential.

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Census through the years

For over 200 years, the census has helped tell the story of Scotland.

1801

First national count

The first census was organised across the UK. It would be 60 years before this was devolved to Scotland.

1861

Scotland's first

When Scotland ran its own census for the first time in 1861 the population was 3,062,294.

1941

No census taken

Scotland's Census has been held every ten years except in 1941 because of the Second World War.

2011

150th Anniversary

Anniversary of Scotland taking full responsibility for its census.

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