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Projected Population of Scotland (2014-based)

Projected Population of Scotland (2014-based)


National population projections by sex and age, with UK and European comparisons


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29 October 2015

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Correction 9 May 2016
The word 'lower' was corrected to 'higher' in paragraph 5.3 of the methodology section of the report.  All tables and data are unaffected.

Mid-year population estimates - age distribution errors - 1 October 2015

We have recently become aware of errors mainly affecting the age distribution of the mid-year population estimates for 2002 to 2014. This is because of an issue with an input data set used in the calculation of the mid-year estimates, as well as minor unrelated processing errors. Full details of the errors can be found in the Population section of this website. The projections have not been corrected.

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