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Marital Status Population Estimates for Scotland

Marital Status Population Estimates for Scotland

Last updated: 6 October 2009

Note

After Consultations with our customers, it has been decided that we will no longer produce these statistics. The publication was last updated in 2009.

Background

This publication contains the estimated resident population by age, sex and legal marital status for Scotland for mid-2008, and for mid-2001 to mid-2007. Marital status population estimates are based on the 2001 Census and take account of subsequent births, deaths, marriages, divorces and net migration.

Contents 

List of Tables

Commentary

About this Publication (PDF 29 Kb)

Methodology

Population Estimates by Marital Status: Methodology Paper (PDF 39 Kb)

Strengths and Limitations of Marital Status Estimates (PDF 48 Kb)

Population Estimates by Marital Status: methods and availability across UK countries
(PDF 48 Kb, available from the Office for National Statistics website)

Quality assurance arrangements for administrative data
Information on the quality assurance arrangements for administrative data used in population estimates can be found in the National and Official Statistics section of the website.

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Enquiries and Suggestions

Please contact our Statistics Customer Services if you need any further information.
E-mail: statisticscustomerservices@nrscotland.gov.uk

If you have comments or suggestions that would help us improve our outputs or our standards of service contact:

Kirsty MacLachlan, Senior Statistician, National Records of Scotland,
Room 1/2/3, Ladywell House, Ladywell Road, Edinburgh. EH12 7TF.
Telephone: (0131) 314 4242
E-mail: kirsty.maclachlan@nrscotland.gov.uk