National Records of Scotland

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Projected Population of Scotland (2018-based)

Projected Population of Scotland (2018-based)


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


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Official Print Publication

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21 October 2019

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Stats at a Glance
An Infographic and Interactive data visualisation are available on the Infographics and Visualisations page of this website.

Tables and Figures

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EU Migration Variants

Population projections for Scotland using different assumptions of future EU migration. Data and analysis can be found in this section

ONS Comparable Datasets

Statistical bulletin for the UK population projections, as well as open data at UK and Scotland level.

Statistical Service in Scotland

This is a biennial publication.
The dates of future publications will be announced on our Future Publications page.

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