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Mid-2011 and Mid-2012 Population Estimates Scotland

Mid-2011 and Mid-2012 Population Estimates Scotland


Population estimates by sex, age and administrative area, Scotland, 2011 and 2012


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8 August 2013

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Mid-year population estimates - age distribution errors - 1 October 2015

We have recently become aware of errors mainly affecting the age distribution of the mid-year population estimates for 2002 to 2014. This is because of an issue with an input data set used in the calculation of the mid-year estimates, as well as minor unrelated processing errors. Full details of the errors can be found in the Population section of this website.

Revision: 27 February 2014

The migration estimates published in tables 4c and 5c will not match exactly some of the detailed migration tables for the year 2012 which were published in February 2014. This is because, when compiling these detailed tables, a minor error was discovered in the previously published mid-year estimates. As the impact of this error is negligible on the migration estimates and has no impact at all on the population estimates we have not corrected the estimates used in this publication. The very small error only affected migration estimates for 5 Council areas (East Dunbartonshire, City of Edinburgh, Glasgow City, Stirling, and West Lothian) and four NHS Board areas (NHS Ayrshire & Arran, NHS Borders, NHS Dumfries & Galloway, and NHS Lanarkshire) with a maximum difference of 5 people in one Council area and 3 people in two of the NHS Board areas for the net migration estimates

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