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Council Area Profiles

Council Area Profiles

Last updated - 8 June 2016

We have discovered a number of errors in the latest version of these profiles. So we are taking this opportunity to update and revamp the profiles. Until then we have reverted the files back to the last updated date of 8 June 2016.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

If you require any more up to date council statistics please consult the latest publication which can be found via the Publications A-Z section of this website.

Please contact our Statistics Customer Services if you need any help.


Click on the map to download a demographic factsheet for each council area, in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) format.

An Excel workbook (1.99 MB) containing factsheets for all 32 council areas is also available.


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Map of Scotland with clickable links for each council areaOrkneyShetlandNa h-Eileanan SiarMorayHighlandAberdeen CityAberdeenshireAngusDundee CityPerth & KinrossStirlingFifeClackmannanshireArgyll & ButeInverclydeRenfrewshireWest DunbartonshireEast RenfrewshireGlasgow CityEast DunbartonshireFalkirkNorth LanarkshireWest LothianCity of EdinburghEast LothianMidlothianEast AyrshireNorth AyrshireSouth AyrshireSouth LanarkshireDumfries&GallowayMidlothianCity of EdinburghWest LothianFalkirkClackmannanshireNorth LanarkshireGlasgow CityEast DunbartonshireEast RenfrewshireWest DunbartonshireRenfrewshireInverclydeScottish Borders

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