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Household Projections for Scotland, 2004-based

Household Projections for Scotland, 2004-based

31 May 2006

Note : This report and all tables, charts and maps were revised on 11 October 2007.

This report gives forward projections of the number of households in Scotland up to 2024, based on the estimated population of Scotland in mid-2004. 

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Contents -

1. Summary of the results

2. Notes on the household projections

3. Results

3.1

Overall number of households

3.2

Type of household

3.3

Age of head of household

3.4

Household type by age of head of household

3.5

Household projections by household type and local authority area

3.6

Household projections by age of the head of household and local authority area

3.7

Projected average household size by local authority area

3.8

Household projections by structure plan area

4. Comparisons with previous household projections

5. Annex A: Household projections methodology

5.1

Brief summary of the methodology

5.2

Household types and age groups used in the household projections

5.3

Household projections methodology Part 1: Population projections

5.4

Household projections methodology Part 2: Household composition

6. Annex B: Definitions, uses and limitations of the household projections

6.1

Definitions used in the household projections  

6.2

Uses  

6.3

Limitations  

6.4

Population projections

6.5

The use of Census-based trends in household formation patterns

6.6

Relationship to other projections

Statistical Service in Scotland

List of Tables

List of Charts

List of Maps

Background Information

Enquiries

Note: On 27 July 2007 the Mid-year population estimates for 2003-2006 were revised for the 6 Council areas of Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dundee City, Moray and Perth & Kinross. Subsequently, this publication was revised.