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2001 Digital Boundary

Digitised boundaries may be loaded into a user's own Geographical Information System (GIS) and combined with census datasets to create visual analyses of the results. It also enables non-census geographies to be created for analysis with census data or enable other data to be linked to these boundaries.

Background Information (Portable Document Format (PDF) 343 Kb)

Please note: The files below are Zipfiles for use with 2001 Census statistics, the following files are quite large so may take a few minutes to download.

2001 Frozen Postcodes Digital Boundary

2001 Frozen Postcode Grid References

2001 Output Areas Digital Boundary

2001 Output Areas Household Weighted Centroids

2001 Census Area Statistics (CAS) Sectors Digital Boundary

2001 Census Area Statistics (CAS) Wards Digital Boundary

2001 Standard (ST) Sectors Digital Boundary

2001 Standard (ST) Wards Digital Boundary

2001 Localities Digital Boundary

2001 Settlements Digital Boundary

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Enquiries
Please contact our Geography Customer Services if you need any further information.
E-mail: geographycustomerservices@nrscotland.gov.uk

A list of common definitions and acronyms used in these pages is available on our Glossary page.