Census of Population for Scotland, 2001

The Data Library has the following CD titles for the 2001 Census of Population for Scotland:

  • CD 1: Key Statistics and Univariate Statistics for Administrative and Electoral Areas
  • CD 2 Volume 1: Key Statistics and Univariate Statistics for Output Areas
  • CD 2 Volume 2: Key Statistics and Univariate Statistics for Wards and Postcode Sectors
  • CD 3: Key Statistics, Univariate Statistics and Census Area Statistics (CAS) for Settlements and Localities
  • CD 4: Census Area Statistics (CAS) for Output Areas and Selected Higher Areas
  • CD 5 Volume 1: Standard Tables for Wards and Selected Higher Areas
  • CD 5 Volume 2: Standard Tables for Postcode Sectors and Selected Higher Areas
  • CD 6: Key Statistics, Univariate Statistics and CAS for Civil Parishes and Inhabited Islands

Details of other sources of Census data from Scotland and the other constituent parts of the UK

Spatial Coverage: 
Scotland
Data Creator: 
General Register Office for Scotland.
Time Period: 

Decennial Census, held on 29 April, 2001.

Documentation: 
  • Supporting Information for SCROL online includes descriptions of One Number Census, Topics, Edit and Imputation, Geography, Disclosure Control, and Products/Results.
  • Scotland's Census 2001: Reference Volume (GRO-S) lists all the tables available in the various Census products; the Data Library holds one copy in print. Also available online.
  • A guide to the results and how to obtain them is available on the GRO-S website.
  • SuperTABLE User Guide has been printed from the SCROL CDs and is available at the Data Library workstation.
Note: 

General Register Office for Scotland, Crown copyright 2003.

File Storage: 

Original CDs kept by Data Library user workstation for general use. CD 4 is a set of 4 double CDs. Duplicate version of CD 4 on DVD. 'Version 2' has replaced original CDs 1-6 with the exception of CD4 Volume 1 Parts 1a, 1b, 1d, 1e and 1f.

Format: 

SuperTABLE proprietary software is used on both the online site and the CDs to display the tables, which can be exported to Excel, CSV, or HTML format. The CD version offers greater interactivity, allowing table layout to be manipulated within SUPERtable.

Data Access: 

The set of CDs and printed reports were purchased by the Data Library from the General Register Office for Scotland.

No registration required. Users can download data directly from the SCROL website (Scottish Census Results Online) or use the CDs at the Data Library workstation. Edinburgh University users may contact the Data Library for access.

Alternatively 2001 Population Census and derived data for the United Kingdom is available for academic purposes via Casweb.