The records are indexed by personal name and are available as digital images. We will release indexed images of the 1921 Scottish Census on scotlandspeople.gov.uk and in the ScotlandsPeople Centre in the latter half of 2022. We’ll keep you updated on progress via our digital channels.What was the population of Great Britain in 1921?
The 1921 Census showed Great Britain had a population of 42,767,530 in 1921, an increase of 4.7% over 1911, with 20,430,623 males and 22,336,907 females. What information did the 1921 Census gather? The questions asked for each person were: age - this was now required as years and completed months, rather than just years as in previous censusesWho is in charge of the census in Scotland?
The Scottish census has been the responsibility of the Registrar General for Scotland since 1861. This is a photograph of 1921 Census Office staff. James Craufurd Dunlop, Registrar General, is seated in the middle of the first row. Click on the image to view it full size.How much does it cost to search the 1921 census?
Searching the 1921 Census will be free on Findmypast but there will be a charge using their new "micropayments" system of £2.50 for every record transcript and £3.50 for every original record image viewed (although there will be a 10% discount for 12-month Pro subscribers).