Welcome to the Scottish Government’s Social Enterprise Census 2024. This is the fifth official review of enterprising charities and social enterprises in Scotland.

Every two years, this official study helps inform policy and funding, and shows the impact of the sector in your area. Find out previous results at

If your organisation has social or environmental goals and generates income through contracts or fees of any kind, then we want to hear from you. This could include things like running a business in your community generating energy, providing arts activities, running a hotel which provides housing, or delivering social care services.

So, we ask you to commit just 15-20 minutes of your time to share information about the work of your organisation and its needs. Each and every question you answer is important to us.

You can view the questions being asked in this survey at the link below so that you can prepare your answers in advance of completing the survey:

The Social Enterprise Census is conducted on behalf of the Scottish Government by Diffley Partnership. Any information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and no information will be released that can identify the specific views of you or your organisation. See full Privacy Notice.

Join thousands of others contributing to this important source of knowledge about the sector. Just click below to get started.

If you have any queries or require assistance in completing the survey please contact us at or call us on 07587004215.