Projected Population of Scotland (2016-based)
Historical data back to 2001-based
A visualisation comparing projection variants for Scotland and the UK is available on the Infographics and Visualisations page of this website: Projected population change for Scotland and the UK under variant projections: 2018-based
Population Pyramids of Scotland showing the changing age and sex structure of the country over time.
Uses and Limitations of Population Projections
Population projections have limitations. This section contains information about the limitations and uses of projections.
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