Scotland’s Changing Population

Demographic information about Scotland's population Today we’ve published ‘Scotland’s Population 2017 - The Registrar General’s Annual Review of Demographic Trends’, which summarises the key trends in Scotland’s population, alongside an infographic report. How is Scotland’s population changing? The population of Scotland is at its highest ever at 5.42 million. It has grown by 5% over … Continue reading Scotland’s Changing Population

Population projections and depopulation across Scotland

NRS have published the latest Population Projections for Scottish Areas. They are based on the latest mid-2016 population estimates and provide an indication of the future population size and age structure of Scottish areas based on a set of assumptions about future fertility, mortality and migration. The projections show that overall, the population of Scotland … Continue reading Population projections and depopulation across Scotland

Annual Population Survey – Estimates

How many non-British nationals are living in Scotland, and how has that changed in the year since the EU Referendum? Today, National Records of Scotland released updated population estimates by country of birth and nationality from the Annual Population Survey (APS). These statistics provide information on the number of people living in Scotland and allow … Continue reading Annual Population Survey – Estimates

Scotland’s population is projected to increase and age

The latest population projections show Scotland’s population is projected to continue to increase and to age over the next 25 years. The National Population Projections for Scotland are based on the latest population estimates for 2016 and provide an indication of the future size and age structure of Scotland’s population based on a set of … Continue reading Scotland’s population is projected to increase and age

Annual Review – Population & Migration

Each year since 1855, National Records of Scotland has published “Scotland’s Population”, providing an annual overview of the latest demographic trends. In this post, statistician Daniel Burns summarises the latest migration trends in Scotland. Scotland’s population is at its highest recorded level of 5.4 million, growing by 5% over the past ten years. This increase … Continue reading Annual Review – Population & Migration

Annual Review – Life Expectancy

Each year since 1855, National Records of Scotland has published the Registrar General’s Annual Review, providing an annual overview of the latest demographic trends. NRS statistician Maria Kaye summarises what we know about life expectancy in Scotland, as found in “Scotland’s Population 2016” – the 162nd Annual Review. The most recent life expectancy figures published … Continue reading Annual Review – Life Expectancy

Annual Review – Scotland’s Households

Each year since 1855, National Records of Scotland has published the Registrar General’s Annual Review of Demographic Trends, an overview of all the statistics we have gathered. NRS statistician Amelia Brereton summarises our findings on Scotland’s households, as found in Scotland’s Population 2016 - the 162nd Annual Review.   Scotland’s population is growing and ageing. This … Continue reading Annual Review – Scotland’s Households

Scotland’s Changing Population

National Records of Scotland (NRS) today publishes ‘Scotland’s Population 2016 – the Registrar General’s Annual Review of Demographic Trends’, alongside an infographic booklet which summarises the key trends in Scotland’s population. Tim Ellis, the Registrar General of Scotland, said: “The population of Scotland is at its highest ever at 5.4 million. It has grown by … Continue reading Scotland’s Changing Population