National Records of Scotland
Scotland’s population has continued to increase for the eighth year in a row to stand at a record high of 5.42 million.
Published 20 April 2018
The population of Scotland is projected to continue increasing and ageing, according to new figures published today by National Records of Scotland.
Published 26 October 2017
Campaigners called on the Scottish Government to take further action to improve the energy efficiency of Scotland’s homes in the wake of new statistics showing that an excess of 2,720 people died in winter 2016/17 compared with warmer months.
Published 18 October 2017
Scotland's population has grown to a record 5.4 million following another rise in migration.
Published 3 August 2017
The number of households in Scotland has continued to increase with single person households now accounting for over a third, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).
Published 14 June 2017
The estimated population of Scotland continued to rise last year to reach a new record of 5,404,700.
Published 28 April 2017
The number of households around Scotland’s biggest cities and within its two National Parks is projected to rise by up to 24%, according to new statistics.
Published 13 April 2017
Trends towards an ageing population and more people living alone will place sustained pressure on housing in Scotland and increase the need for an effective health and social care strategy, CIH Scotland has said.
Published 1 February 2017
Scotland’s population has grown to a record high of 5.37 million a result of increased migration, according to new figures.
Published 11 August 2016
Scotland has seen an increase of around 160,000 households across cities, towns and countryside in comparison with a decade ago.
Published 29 June 2016
The number of households in Scotland has continued to increase, though the rate of growth is smaller than before the economic downturn.
Published 9 June 2016
Scotland’s population is projected to continue to increase into the future.
Published 30 October 2015
The number of households in Scotland has continued to increase, according to figures based on a publication released by National Records of Scotland (NRS).
Published 15 July 2015
Scotland’s population reached its highest ever total in 2014, new statistics have shown.
Published 1 May 2015