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Statistics in more details

People & Society montageSummary: Gender Demographics


2016 population infographic


  • The number of centenarian men more than doubled between 2005 and 2015 (from 50 to 120). The number of centenarian women has been continuously increasing, from 490 to 780 during the same period.

Source: Centenarians in Scotland, 2005-2015


Useful Links

Gender Page

Demographics Page

Publications and Outputs

Publications and Outputs

A range of National statistics/Official publications are available on the National Records of Scotland website.  



More up to date information is available, as well as data tables including time series information, from the National Records of Scotland website.

Scotland's Census Results 2011 download data tables from the most recent census releases.

Scotland's Census Data Explorer - download data, charts and tables from the 2011 census.

Future Developments

Future Developments

The first results from the 2011 Census have been published. More detailed data will become available in stages throughout 2014.

Select below for further information on:


Future publications

Beyond 2011




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