Population estimates by sex, age and administrative area

Published on 31 May 2012

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Main Points

1. Background

2. The population of Scotland

3. The age and sex structure of the population

4. Estimates for administrative areas in Scotland

4.1 Population change mid-2010 to mid-2011

4.2 Components of migration mid-2010 to mid-2011

4.3 In and out migration

4.4 Net migration

4.5 Population change mid-2001 to mid-2011

4.6 Age and sex structure of administrative areas in Scotland

4.7 Population density

5. Notes and definitions

**List of Tables**

Table 1: Estimated population by age and sex, Scotland, mid-2011

Table 2: Estimated population by sex, single year of age and administrative area, mid-2011

Table 3: Estimated population by sex, five year age group and administrative area, mid-2011

Table 4: Components of population change by administrative area, mid-2010 to mid-2011

Table 5: Components of migration by administrative area, mid-2010 to mid-2011

Table 6: Components of population change by administrative area, mid-2001 to mid-2011

Table 7: Age and sex structure of administrative areas, mid-2011

Table 8: Rest of UK / Overseas moves and total resident population of Scotland by age group, mid-2010 to mid-2011

Table 9: Land area and population density by administrative area, mid-2011

**List of Figures
**Figure 1: Estimated population of Scotland, 1951 to 2011

Figure 2: Natural change and net migration, 1951 to 2011

Figure 3: Estimated population by age and sex, mid-2011

Figure 4: The changing age structure of Scotland's population, mid-2001 to mid-2011

Figure 5a: Origin of in-migrants by Council areas, mid-2010 to mid-2011 (ranked by increasing percentage of migrants from within Scotland)

Figure 5b: Destination of out-migrants by Council areas, mid-2010 to mid-2011 (ranked by increasing percentage of migrants to within Scotland)

Figure 6a: Percentage change in population, Council areas, mid-2001 to mid-2011 (Map)

Figure 6b: Percentage change in population, Council areas, mid-2001 to mid-2011 (Chart)

Figure 7a: Percentage change in population, NHS Board areas, mid-2001 mid-2011 (Map)

Figure 7b: Percentage change in population, NHS Board areas, mid-2001 mid-2011 (Chart)

Figure 8: Age structure of Council areas, mid-2011 (ranked by percentage aged 65+)

Figure 9: Age structure of NHS Board areas, mid-2011 (ranked by percentage aged 65+)

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