You can find out about Scotland’s population using data from Scotland’s Census.
Scotland’s Census is the official count of every person and household in the country. There has been a census in Scotland about every 10 years since 1801.
You can complete your 2022 census response online.
You can get other population data from statistics.gov.scot, such as:
- life expectancy
- estimates of population changes in the future
Find out more about our official statistics and research on gov.scot.
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