Demografie o Scotland

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The Demography o Scotland is a airticle anent the population o Scotland: the amoont o fowk that bides in Scotland, whit pairt thay bide, whaur thay come fae amang ither things.

The Amoont o fowk that bides in Scotland[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thare 5,295,000 fowk in Scotland, sae faur as the 2011 census says.


Year Population
1500 500,000
1600 800,000
1707 1,000,000
1755 1,265,380
1801 1,608,420
1811 1,805,864
1821 2,091,521
1831 2,364,386
1841 2,620,184
1851 2,888,742
1861 3,062,294
1871 3,360,018
1881 3,735,578
1891 4,025,647
1901 4,472,103
1911 4,760,904
1921 4,882,407
1931 4,842,989
1939a 5,006,700
1951 5,095,969
1961b 5,179,000
1971 5,229,000
1981 5,035,000
1991c 5,083,000
2001 5,062,000
2011 5,295,000

Whit pairt o Scotland fowk bide[eedit | eedit soorce]

Scotland Council Area Population Estimates
(2001 & 2011)[1][2]
Local Council Area Population
(2001)
Population
(2011)
 % change
(2001–11)
Aberdeen City (Aiberdeen) 212,125 222,800 5.0
Aberdeenshire 226,871 253,000 11.5
Angus 108,400 116,000 7.0
Argyll and Bute 91,306 88,200 −3.4
Clackmannanshire 48,077 51,400 7.0
Dumfries and Galloway 147,765 151,300 2.4
Dundee City (Dundee) 145,663 147,300 1.1
East Ayrshire 120,235 122,700 2.1
East Dunbartonshire 108,243 105,000 −3.0
East Lothian 90,088 99,700 10.7
East Renfrewshire 89,311 90,600 1.4
City of Edinburgh (Embra) 448,624 476,600 6.2
Eilean Siar 26,502 27,700 4.5
Falkirk 145,191 156,000 7.4
Fife 349,429 365,200 4.5
Glasgow City (Glesga) 577,869 593,200 2.7
Highland 208,914 232,100 11.1
Inverclyde 84,203 81,500 −3.2
Midlothian 80,941 83,200 2.8
Moray 86,940 93,300 7.3
North Ayrshire 135,817 138,200 1.7
North Lanarkshire 321,067 337,800 5.2
Orkney 19,245 21,400 10.9
Perth and Kinross 134,949 146,700 8.7
Renfrewshire 172,867 174,900 1.2
Scottish Borders 106,764 113,900 6.7
Shetland 21,988 23,200 5.3
South Ayrshire 112,097 112,800 0.6
South Lanarkshire 302,216 313,800 3.8
Stirling (Stirling) 86,212 90,200 4.7
West Dunbartonshire 93,378 90,700 −2.8
West Lothian 158,714 175,100 10.3


Whaur fowk in Scotland is fae[eedit | eedit soorce]

Country of birth 2001[3] 2011[4]
Nummer % Nummer %
 Scotland 4,410,400 87.13% 4,411,884 83.32%
 England 408,948 8.08% 459,486 8.68%
 Wales 16,623 0.33% 17,381 0.33%
 Northren Ireland 33,528 0.66% 36,655 0.69%
 Unitit Kinrick UK pairt no specifeed 941 0.02%
 Ireland 21,774 0.43% 22,952 0.43%
Ither Kintras that is Member o the EU 41,836 0.83%
Ither Kintras Member o the EU (jyned afore 2001) 59,031 1.11%
Ither Kintras Member o the EU (jyned efter 2001) 78,254 1.48%
Ither Kintras 127,926 2.53% 209,760 3.96%
Total 5,062,011 100.00% 5,295,403 100.00%

Ethnicity[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ethnic Group 2001[5] 2011[6]
Number % Number %
White: Scottish 4,459,071 88.09% 4,445,678 83.95%
White: Other British 373,685 7.38% 417,109 7.88%
White: Irish 49,428 0.98% 54,090 1.02%
White: Gypsy/Traveller[note 1] 4,212 0.08%
White: Polish[note 2] 61,201 1.16%
White: Other 78,150 1.54% 102,117 1.93%
White: Total 4,960,334 97.99% 5,084,407

96.02%

Asian, Asian Scottish or Asian British: Indian 15,037 0.30% 32,706 0.62%
Asian, Asian Scottish or Asian British: Pakistani 31,793 0.63% 49,381 0.93%
Asian, Asian Scottish or Asian British: Bangladeshi 1,981 0.04% 3,788 0.07%
Asian, Asian Scottish or Asian British: Chinese 16,310 0.32% 33,706 0.64%
Asian, Asian Scottish or Asian Breetish: Asian Other 6,196 0.12% 21,097 0.40%
Asian, Asian Scottish or Asian British: Total 71,317 1.41% 140,678 2.66%
Black, Black Scottish or Black British[note 3] 6,247 0.12%
African: African, African Scottish or African British 29,186 0.55%
African: Other African 452 0.01%
African: Total 29,638

0.56%

Caribbean 3,430 0.06%
Black 2,380 0.04%
Caribbean or Black: Other 730 0.01%
Caribbean or Black: Total 6,540 0.12%
Mixed or multiple ethnic groups: Total 12,764 0.25% 19,815

0.37%

Ither: Arab[note 4] 9,366 0.18%
Ither: Ony ither ethnic group 9,571 0.19% 4,959 0.09%
Ither: Tot 9,571 0.19% 14,325

0.27%

Tot 5,062,011 100.00% 5,295,403

100.00%

  1. New category created for the 2011 census
  2. New category created for the 2011 census
  3. Category restructured for the 2011 census
  4. New category created for the 2011 census

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ability Scots Scottish Gaelic
Usual residents aged 3+ Proportion Usual residents aged 3+ Proportion
Unnerstauns but disna speak, read or write 267,412 5.22% 23,357 0.46%
Speaks, reads an writes 1,225,622 23.95% 32,191 0.63%
Spiks but disna read or write 179,295 3.50% 18,966 0.37%
Spiks an reads but disna write 132,709 2.59% 6,218 0.12%
Reads but disna spik or write 107,025 2.09% 4,646 0.09%
Ither combination o airts 17,381 0.34% 1,678 0.03%
Nae airts 3,188,779 62.30% 5,031,167 98.30%
Tot 5,118,223 100.00% 5,118,223 100.00%
Can spik 1,541,693 30.12% 57,602 1.13%
Haes some ability 1,929,444 37.70% 87,056 1.70%
Distribution o thaim that stated they could spik a local leid in the 2011 census.
Scots 
Scottish Gaelic 

Ither leids in Scotland include Polish, that is spaken by naur ae percent o the kintra.

Releegion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current religion 2001[7] 2011[8]
Nummer % Nummer %
Kirk o Scotland 2,146,251 42.4 1,717,871 32.4
Roman Catholic 803,732 15.9 841,053 15.9
Other Christian 344,562 6.8 291,275 5.5
Total Christian 3,294,545 65.1 2,850,199 53.8
Islam 42,557 0.8 76,737 1.4
Hinduism 5,564 0.1 16,379 0.3
Buddhism 6,830 0.1 12,795 0.2
Sikhism 6,572 0.1 9,055 0.2
Judaism 6,448 0.1 5,887 0.1
Ither releegion 26,974 0.5 15,196 0.3
Nae releegion 1,394,460 27.6 1,941,116 36.7
Releegion no gien 278,061 5.5 368,039 7.0
Nae releegion/No gien tot 1,672,521 33.0 2,309,155 43.6
Total population 5,062,011 100.0 5,295,403 100.0

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named scotlandscensus.gov.uk
  2. 2011 Census: First Results on Population and Household Estimates for Scotland Census day usually resident population by council area, 2001 and 2011; , Accessed 22 March 2013
  3. 2001 Census for Scotland scrol analyser, Accessed 6 September 2014
  4. 2011 Census for Scotland Standard Outputs, Accessed 5 September 2014
  5. "Analysis of Ethnicity in the 2001 Census - Summary Report". Retrieved 6 September 2014. 
  6. "Scotland's Census 2011 - Standard Outputs". Retrieved 6 September 2014. 
  7. "Analysis of Religion in the 2001 Census". The Scottish Government. 17 Mey 2006. Archived frae the oreeginal on 6 Juin 2011. 
  8. "Scotland's Census 2011 – Table KS209SCb" (PDF). scotlandscensus.gov.uk. Retrieved 26 September 2013.