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Monday, 16 May 2022
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Census staff have carried out more than 1 million doorstep visits in the drive to support households to complete their census, according to new...

Wednesday, 11 May 2022
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As households across Scotland are urged to complete their census return by the end of the month, Scotland’s ‘next generation’ are also being...

Friday, 6 May 2022
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More than 340,000 calls have been dealt with by the free helpline for Scotland’s Census, along with a further 60,000 e-mails and web chat...

Wednesday, 4 May 2022
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Eight out of ten households have now submitted their census returns, National Records of Scotland (NRS) confirmed today.

Thursday, 28 Apr 2022
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Householders across Scotland are being offered a short extension until the end of May to complete their census return, National Records of...

Tuesday, 26 Apr 2022
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With less than a week to go to complete Scotland’s Census, Scots are being urged not to miss the deadline to fulfil their legal responsibility.