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Scotland's Census 2021 Question Testing

Scotland’s Census 2021 Ethnic Group and Religion Question Testing

Scotland’s Census 2021 are conducting a survey to test some new and revised questions on religion and ethnic group. These questions are being considered for inclusion in Scotland's Census 2021.

Participants selected to complete the survey will receive details about how to participate. The survey will be conducted between 11 January and 8 February 2019. 

2021 Question Development update

We recently published our ‘Plans for Scotland’s Census 2021' which lay out proposals for how the census will be conducted and the questions it will ask. Alongside this, our topic reports detail the research and testing we have done in our question development. The census will continue to collect information on housing, families and individuals in Scotland that is vital to help shape Scotland's future.