National Records of Scotland

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2001 Census

2001 Census

A Review

'Taking Scotland's 2001 Census - A Review' is the Registrar General's assessment of how the census in Scotland measured up against its strategic aims:

  • to ensure that the question content is appropriate to meet the demonstrated requirements of users;

  • to deliver products and services to meet legal obligations and users' needs within stated quality standards and to a pre-defined timetable;

  • to ensure that all aspects of the census data collection operation and the dissemination of results are acceptable to the public and comply with Data Protection law; and

  • to demonstrate that the census represents value for money.

Parts of the review are available to download on this site in PDF format
(maximum file size is 338 KB).

The report on Data Quality published in May 2006 can also be viewed on this website. 


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