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1991 Census

Corrections and Revisions

We have made some small revisions to the files below since they were initially published. For more details please refer to the Geography Revisions and Corrections page.

For the 1991 Census, the following geography products were made available.

1991 Census Output Areas Background Information
(Portable Document Format (PDF)) (110 Kb)

1991 Output Area boundaries
Shapefiles (provided in Zip format) for use with 1991 census statistics.

1991 Output Area Household Weighted Centroids
Shapefiles (provided in Zip format) for use with 1991 census statistics.

1991 Localities Digital Boundary
Shapefiles (provided in Zip format) for use with 1991 census statistics.

1991 Census Index
Access database (provided in Zip format) containing Postcode to Output Area and Output Area to higher area tables. The database also provides name and code lookup tables.
 
Please note: The files above are Zipfiles, the following files are quite large so may take a few minutes to download.

Related Publications
1991 Census: Index of Populated Areas in Scotland (Published 28 November 1997)

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Enquiries
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E-mail: geographycustomerservices@nrscotland.gov.uk

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