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United Kingdom: Major Cities of Scotland

The council areas of Scotland as well all cities and towns ("localities") of more than 20,000 inhabitants.

Council Areas

NameAbbr.StatusAdm.CapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
C 1991-04-05
Population
C 2001-04-29
Population
C 2011-03-27
Population
E 2013-07-01
United KingdomGBRKingd London242,50056,466,68058,789,19463,182,17864,105,654
Aberdeen CityABCCcASCOAberdeen186204,885212,125222,793227,13018600
AberdeenshireABSCcASCOAberdeen6,313215,387226,871252,973257,740631300
AngusAGSCcASCOForfar2,182107,866108,400115,978116,240218200
Argyll & ButeARGCcASCOLochgilphead6,90992,02591,30688,16688,050690900
City of EdinburghCEBCcASCOEdinburgh264418,748448,624476,626487,50026400
ClackmannanshireCMSCcASCOAlloa15947,67948,07751,44251,28015900
Dumfries & GallowayDUMCcASCODumfries6,426147,805147,765151,324150,270642600
Dundee CityDDCCcASCODundee60149,751145,663147,268148,1706000
East AyrshireEAYCcASCOKilmarnock1,262122,455120,235122,767122,440126200
East DunbartonshireEDBCcASCOKirkintilloch175109,400108,243105,026105,86017500
East LothianELTCcASCOHaddington67984,11490,08899,717101,36067900
East RenfrewshireERFCcASCOGiffnock17485,34489,31190,57491,50017400
Eilean Siar (Western Isles)EISCcASCOSteòrnabhagh3,07129,60026,50227,68427,400307100
FalkirkFALCcASCOFalkirk297141,145145,191155,990157,14029700
FifeFIFCcASCOGlenrothes1,325341,199349,429365,198366,910132500
Glasgow CityGLCCcASCOGlasgow175606,651577,869593,245596,55017500
HighlandHIGCcASCOInverness25,659204,004208,914232,132232,9502565900
InverclydeINVCcASCOGreenock16090,10384,20381,48580,31016000
MidlothianMLTCcASCODalkeith35479,01180,94183,18784,70035400
MorayMORCcASCOElgin2,23883,61686,94093,29594,350223800
North AyrshireNAYCcASCOIrvine885136,875135,817138,146136,92088500
North LanarkshireNLNCcASCOMotherwell470323,826321,067337,727337,73047000
Orkney IslandsORKCcASCOKirkwall99019,61219,24521,34921,57099000
Perth & KinrossPERCcASCOPerth5,286126,231134,949146,652147,750528600
RenfrewshireRENCcASCOPaisley261173,212172,867174,908173,90026100
Scottish BordersSBOCcASCONewtown St Boswells4,732103,881106,764113,870113,870473200
Shetland IslandsSHECcASCOLerwick1,46622,52221,98823,16723,200146600
South AyrshireSAYCcASCOAyr1,222112,658112,097112,799112,850122200
South LanarkshireSLNCcASCOHamilton1,772300,152302,216313,830314,850177200
StirlingSTICcASCOStirling2,18778,83386,21290,24791,260218700
West DunbartonshireWDBCcASCODumbarton15996,00593,37890,72089,81015900
West LothianWLTCcASCOLivingston427143,972158,714175,118176,14042700
ScotlandSCOEdinburgh77,9254,998,5675,062,0115,295,4035,327,7007792500

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
CU C 2011-03-27
1GlasgowGLC590,507
2EdinburghCEB459,366
3AberdeenABC195,021
4DundeeDDC147,285
5PaisleyREN76,834
6East KilbrideSLN74,395
7LivingstonWLT56,269
8HamiltonSLN53,188
9CumbernauldNLN52,270
10KirkcaldyFIF49,709
11DunfermlineFIF49,706

Contents: Cities & Towns

NameAdm.Population
CU C 1991-04-05
Population
CU C 2001-04-29
Population
CU C 2011-03-27
Area
AberdeenABC182,133185,226195,0215646
AirdrieNLN36,84236,50937,1321173
AlloaCMS19,07819,04820,417853
ArbroathAGS23,68022,92423,902783
AyrSAY47,96246,50746,8491790
BathgateWLT14,05215,46620,363720
BearsdenEDB27,70727,96727,237911
BellshillNLN21,62420,70520,634713
BishopbriggsEDB23,82523,38422,870667
BuckhavenFIF25,23524,78224,474997
CambuslangSLN...22,06327,004892
ClydebankWDB29,17129,85828,799963
CoatbridgeNLN43,61741,17043,8411182
CumbernauldNLN49,50752,01752,2702086
DalkeithMLT11,47711,84012,342655
DumbartonWDB21,79720,83419,969680
DumfriesDUM31,93631,49732,9141238
DundeeDDC...145,817147,2854583
DunfermlineFIF39,06841,51249,7061912
East KilbrideSLN70,57974,33874,3952523
EdinburghCEB400,632431,393459,36611792
ElginMOR19,33821,08223,128909
FalkirkFAL31,39932,49035,3981376
ForfarAGS12,83213,30514,048503
GiffnockERF...12,19812,156386
GlasgowGLC...575,132590,50715185
GlenrothesFIF38,32039,19039,2772052
GreenockINV49,26746,86144,2481272
HaddingtonELT8,8448,8519,064283
HamiltonSLN49,98848,80353,1881632
InvernessHIG40,91841,48248,2012163
IrvineNAY33,40633,89033,6981530
KilmarnockEAY44,20744,38446,1591470
KirkcaldyFIF47,27447,38349,7091889
KirkintillochEDB20,62420,45919,689568
KirkwallORK6,0956,5687,045363
LerwickSHE7,3366,9946,958497
LivingstonWLT42,17852,16856,2692579
MotherwellNLN30,76930,31131,9061400
MusselburghELT20,26122,54122,639592
Newton MearnsERF19,34223,06624,234819
Newtown St BoswellsSBO1,1081,2821,279137
PaisleyREN73,92575,86876,8342683
PerthPER41,72443,50146,9701738
RenfrewREN20,76420,25121,8541046
RutherglenSLN...33,12231,401834
Steòrnabhagh (Stornoway) {Steornabhagh}EIS5,9755,8495,714385
StirlingSTI29,76833,83036,1421612
WishawNLN29,57428,83630,391796