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List of Scottish council areas by population density

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List of Scottish council areas by population density

This is a list of council areas of Scotland ordered by population density. The populations of these Scottish council areas are mid-year estimates for 2008 from the Office for National Statistics[1].

Rank Council area Density
(per km²)
1 Glasgow 3,338
2 City of Dundee 2,375
3 Edinburgh 1,786
4 Aberdeen 1,131
5 North Lanarkshire 692
6 Renfrewshire 650
7 East Dunbartonshire 598
8 West Dunbartonshire 571
9 East Renfrewshire 512
10 Falkirk 510
11 Inverclyde 505
12 West Lothian 396
13 Clackmannanshire 317
14 Fife 273
15 Midlothian 227
16 South Lanarkshire 175
17 North Ayrshire 153
18 East Lothian 141
19 East Ayrshire 95
20 South Ayrshire 91.4
21 Angus 50.5
22 Stirling 40.4
23 Moray 39.2
24 Aberdeenshire 38.3
25 Perth and Kinross 27.3
26 Scottish Borders 23.8
27 Dumfries and Galloway 23.1
28 Orkney Islands 20.1
29 Shetland Islands 15.0
30 Argyll and Bute 13.1
31 Highland 8.6
32 Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles) 8.5


  • "Table 6 Scotland 2008".  

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