The latest annual mid-year population estimates for Scotland and its constituent NHS Board and council areas. This section also includes historical data back to 1982 and a time series dataset. More detailed information on Migration can be found on this website. Additional commentary on population estimates and migration can be found in the Registrar General’s Annual Review. Population estimates are available for other areas, including small areas.
Quality assurance arrangements for administrative data
Further Information on the quality assurance arrangements for administrative data used in population estimates are outlined in a report which can be found in the National and Official Statistics section of the website.