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Population Estimates by Urban Rural Classification (2001 Data Zone based)

Population Estimates by Urban Rural Classification (2001 Data Zone based)


This section provides annual mid-year population estimates for Urban and Rural areas in Scotland.The population estimates are available for each year from 2002 onwards, broken down by 6 and 8 fold split, single year of age and sex.

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A brief summary of the data in these tables is included in the latest
Small Area Population Estimates report.


The latest Urban Rural Classification maps are available on the Scottish Government website.

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