Events and workshops

On this page you can find out about events and workhops 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

​Outputs Events

Scotland’s Census 2021 are holding events in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Dundee to discuss current plans for outputs, and further develop our plans.

These events cover geography, microdata, origin-destination data, plans for updating our Scotland’s Census website, and the different ways in which we will present data and analysis.

These events will be on the following dates:

•              Tuesday 11 June, 2019 – New Register House, Edinburgh

•              Thursday 13 June, 2019 – AB1, Aberdeen 

•              Tuesday 18 June, 2019 – Clydeplan, Glasgow

•              Thursday 20 June, 2019 – Endeavour House, Dundee

These events will update users about our on-going programme of output development. Your feedback will help us in developing our plans for Scotland’s Census 2021.

If you are interested in attending one of these events please book a place on our EventBrite page.

​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

Date Title Location
14th August and 16th August Update on Scotland's Census 2021 events - sex question development Edinburgh
27 Mar - 28 Mar 2019 2021 Ethnic Group and Religion Questions Update Events Edinburgh and Glasgow
20 Feb - 21 Feb 2019 The Gathering 2019 (SCVO Third Sector Event) Glasgow
22 Nov - 5 Dec 2018 Questions and Outputs Event Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow
9 Aug - 7 Sept 2018 Religion Question 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 Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
24 April 2017 Health and Care - Topic event New Register House, Edinburgh
20 April 2017

Ethnicity, National Identity, Language and Religion - Topic event

New Register House, Edinburgh

24 January 2017

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity - Stakeholder Meeting

New Register House, Edinburgh

November 2015 Scotland’s Census 2021 Topic Consultation events Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh