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High Level Summary of Statistics Trends

High Level Summary of Statistics Trends

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This sections gives a brief overview of our key statistics trends. You can also get more detailed information from our Statistics by Theme page or from the Registrar General's Annual Review.

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Featured High Level Trend

There have been small increases in Scotland’s population over each of the last 15 years largely due to record levels of net in-migration. Over this recent period natural change (births minus deaths) has had in comparison a relatively small impact on Scotland’s total population. Read more on our featured trend.

Scotland's Population






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