List of Scottish council areas by population

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This is a list of council areas of Scotland ordered by population. The populations of these Scottish council areas are mid-year estimates for 2014 from the Office for National Statistics.[1]

Rank Council area Population Electors
1 City of Glasgow 599,650 479,260
2 City of Edinburgh 492,680 371,805
3 Fife 367,260 288,520
4 North Lanarkshire 337,950 258,943
5 South Lanarkshire 315,360 252,833
6 Aberdeenshire 260,500 201,439
7 Highland 233,100 183,476
8 City of Aberdeen 228,990 169,678
9 West Lothian 177,150 136,701
10 Renfrewshire 174,230 125,954
11 Falkirk 157,640 116,050
12 Dumfries and Galloway 149,940 115,952
13 City of Dundee 148,260 111,150
14 Perth and Kinross 148,880 110,410
15 North Ayrshire 136,450 108,800
16 East Ayrshire 122,150 95,221
17 Angus 116,660 91,055
18 South Ayrshire 112,510 90,947
19 Scottish Borders 114,030 90,823
20 East Dunbartonshire 106,730 84,522
21 East Lothian 102,050 80,095
22 Moray 94,750 73,139
23 Argyll and Bute 87,660 69,524
24 East Renfrewshire 92,380 69,351
25 West Dunbartonshire 89,730 69,351
26 Midlothian 86,210 68,224
27 Stirling 91,580 65,683
28 Inverclyde 79,860 58,249
29 Clackmannanshire 51,190 37,763
30 Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles) 27,250 21,981
31 Shetland Islands 23,230 18,071
32 Orkney Islands 21,590 16,956

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Statistics for UK, 2014 release". Office for National Statistics. 16 April 2015. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 

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