Update on Scottish Outputs

08/07/2013

NRS have announced a change to the timetable for the forthcoming Census outputs, with Release 1C now being split into 2 parts:

  1. 23 July: population estimates by single year of age and sex for Scotland, Council Areas and Health Boards
  2. 15 August: population estimates and household estimates by Postcodes, Output Areas and Datazones, along with supporting digital boundaries and lookup tables

and, the first phase of Release 2 (Key and Quick Statistics tables) will be available from late September.

The latest version of the Output Prospectus is available from the NRS website.


ONS Outputs Update

08/07/2013

ONS have recently updated plans for the next Census outputs, with Release 4 now beginning on 31 July and before the end of Release 3. A timeline of what to expect  next, as it currently stands, is below:

  • 12 July: Release 3.2b – MSOA and ward level Detailed Characteristic tables (for the 76 tables already available at LA level) + 21 additional tables (14 national, 5 regional and 2 at LA level)
  • 31 July: Release 4.1 – Output Area level Local Characteristic tables relating to ethnicity, identity, religion and language
  • 30 August: Release 3.3 – MSOA and ward level Detailed Characteristic tables relating to the Demography topic

More details relating to these releases can be found on the ONS website, along with the latest Release 3 layouts. It’s not currently clear when Armed Forces or Detailed Theme tables can be expected but we’ll keep users posted as soon as we know more.