Household Projections for Scotland, 2012-based

Trend-based projections of numbers of households in Scotland and each Council area. Figures include breakdowns by type of household and age of head of household.

Published on 30 July 2014


Main Points

  1. Introducing the household projections
    1. 1.1 Producing the household projections
    2. 1.2 Interpreting the household projections
    3. 1.3 Uses of the household projections
  2. Results
    1. 2.1 Overall household numbers
    2. 2.2 Scotland: Type of household and age of head of household
    3. 2.3 Council areas: Overall number of households
    4. 2.4 Council Areas: Type of household
    5. 2.5 Council areas: Age of head of household
  3. Comparison with previous household projections
  4. Changes in living arrangements between the 2001 and 2011 Censuses
  5. Variant Household Projections
    1. 5.1 Introduction to the variant household projections
    2. 5.2 Variation in migration assumptions
  6. Sources and Methods
    1. 6.1 Summary
    2. 6.2 Household types and age groups used in the household projections
    3. 6.3 Data sources
    4. 6.4 Methodology
  7. Definitions and limitations of the household projections
    1. 7.1 Definitions
    2. 7.2 Limitations
  8. Related publications
    1. 8.1 National Records of Scotland (NRS) publications (available on the NRS website).
    2. 8.2 Scottish Government Statistics
    3. 8.3 Household estimates and projections for other parts of the UK
  9. Notes on statistical publications
  10. Related organisations

List of Tables

List of Figures

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