Information about Scotland

Scotland is the second most populous country in the United Kingdom after England, with a population of just over 5.3 million people as of the 2011 census. Below you can find demographic data for Scotland as a whole.

Gender

Gender
Male 2,567,444
Female 2,727,959
Total 5,295,403

Age Groups

Age Groups
0-4 292,821
5-7 164,246
8-9 105,371
10-14 291,615
15 62,278
16-17 126,266
18-19 142,282
20-24 363,940
25-29 345,632
30-44 1,056,449
45-59 1,117,647
60-64 336,522
65-74 481,792
75-84 302,639
85-89 71,507
90+ 34,396
Total 5,295,403

Relationship Status

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 1,549,492
Married 1,981,516
Divorced 359,704
Separated 140,954
Widowed 340,256
Same Sex 7,150
Total 4,379,072

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 5,084,407
Mixed Ethnicity 19,815
Indian 32,706
Pakistani 49,381
Bangladeshi 3,788
Chinese 33,706
Other Asian 21,097
Black African 29,638
Black Caribbean 3,430
Other Black/African/Caribbean 3,110
Other 2,380
Total 5,283,458

Country of Birth

Country of Birth
England 459,486
Wales 17,381
Scotland 4,411,884
Northern Ireland 36,655
Republic of Ireland 22,952
European Union 137,285
Other 209,760
Total 5,295,403

Religion

Religion
Catholic 841,053
Other Christian 2,009,146
No Religion 1,941,116
Buddhist 12,795
Hindu 16,379
Jewish 5,887
Muslim 76,737
Sikh 9,055
Other Religion 15,196
Not Stated 368,039
Total 5,295,403