Every year, National Records of Scotland estimates how many households there are in Scotland, and how many people live in the average household. Households can be groups of people living together in homes, or single people living alone in a home. Why is this important? Well, knowing how many households there are, and how many … Continue reading How are households in Scotland changing?
Every year we estimate how many homes there are in Scotland, and also how many of those homes are either empty, or second homes. Our estimates are then used for planning things like housing and local services. Our latest estimates suggest there are now 2.58 million homes in Scotland. For every hundred homes in Scotland, … Continue reading Estimating the number of homes in Scotland