Scotland’s Census – Conference, 25 June 2014

National Records of Scotland, supported by the British Society for Population Studies, are hosting a conference on Scotland’s Census on 25 June 2014 at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. You are invited to attend and also to consider whether you have any census related analysis or plans that you would like to showcase.

To sign-up to the event (25 June 2014, 10am–4pm) please visit the booking page on the Eventbrite website.

If you would like to highlight any of your activity - perhaps as a poster or short presentation - please let us know at:

This event is aimed at all users - and potential users - of Scotland’s Census data. The primary purpose is to share information about current and planned census analyses and to discuss where collaboration could result in improved understanding and benefits to Scotland and its people.

The aims of the conference are to:

  • Increase understanding of the census and its background
  • Inform people about the various ways to access and use the information
  • Consider what the census results to date are telling us about Scotland
  • Discuss plans for analysis and promote collaboration

Draft outline for day

  • Examples of current uses - discussions
  • Overview of processes and background – opportunities and constraints
  • Ways to access the data
  • What are your plans? How can we help?
  • Collaborating to maximise impact – discussions

Further detail will follow in due course. If you have any queries, please email us at and don’t forget to book your place now.