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Council Areas

The population of all council areas in Scotland.

NameStatusPopulation
census
1991-04-05
Population
census
2001-04-29
Population
census
2011-03-27
 
Aberdeen CityCouncil Area204,885212,125222,793
AberdeenshireCouncil Area215,387226,871252,973
AngusCouncil Area107,866108,400115,978
Argyll and ButeCouncil Area92,02591,30688,166
City of EdinburghCouncil Area418,748448,624476,626
ClackmannanshireCouncil Area47,67948,07751,442
Dumfries and GallowayCouncil Area147,805147,765151,324
Dundee CityCouncil Area149,751145,663147,268
East AyrshireCouncil Area122,455120,235122,767
East DunbartonshireCouncil Area109,400108,243105,026
East LothianCouncil Area84,11490,08899,717
East RenfrewshireCouncil Area85,34489,31190,574
Eilean Siar (Western Isles)Council Area29,60026,50227,684
FalkirkCouncil Area141,145145,191155,990
FifeCouncil Area341,199349,429365,198
Glasgow CityCouncil Area606,651577,869593,245
HighlandCouncil Area204,004208,914232,132
InverclydeCouncil Area90,10384,20381,485
MidlothianCouncil Area79,01180,94183,187
MorayCouncil Area83,61686,94093,295
North AyrshireCouncil Area136,875135,817138,146
North LanarkshireCouncil Area323,826321,067337,727
Orkney IslandsCouncil Area19,61219,24521,349
Perth and KinrossCouncil Area126,231134,949146,652
RenfrewshireCouncil Area173,212172,867174,908
Scottish BordersCouncil Area103,881106,764113,870
Shetland IslandsCouncil Area22,52221,98823,167
South AyrshireCouncil Area112,658112,097112,799
South LanarkshireCouncil Area300,152302,216313,830
StirlingCouncil Area78,83386,21290,247
West DunbartonshireCouncil Area96,00593,37890,720
West LothianCouncil Area143,972158,714175,118
Scotland (Alba)Constituent Country4,998,5675,062,0115,295,403

Contents: Localities

All localities in Scotland with 500 inhabitants or more.

Name StatusCouncil AreaSettlementPopulation
census
1991-04-05
Population
census
2001-04-29
Population
census
2011-03-27
 
AberchirderLocalityAberdeenshire1,0971,1491,237
AberdeenLocalityAberdeen CityAberdeen182,133185,226195,021
AberdourLocalityFife1,5241,6901,633
AberfeldyLocalityPerth and Kinross1,7481,8951,986
AberfoyleLocalityStirling...746769
AberladyLocalityEast Lothian...9911,166
AberlourLocalityMoray666785972
AbernethyLocalityPerth and Kinross...1,1081,429
AboyneLocalityAberdeenshire2,0672,2762,602
AddiebrownhillLocalityWest LothianStoneyburn and Addiebrownhill1,3381,3082,020
AirdrieLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow36,84236,50937,132
AirthLocalityFalkirk...1,4261,871
AlexandriaLocalityWest DunbartonshireDumbarton14,15013,54013,054
AlfordLocalityAberdeenshire1,2612,0482,142
AllantonLocalityNorth Lanarkshire...1,3991,185
AlloaLocalityClackmannanshireAlloa19,07819,04820,417
AlmondbankLocalityPerth and Kinross...1,1271,094
AlnessLocalityHighland5,8355,1865,782
AlvaLocalityClackmannanshire5,2015,1814,773
AlythLocalityPerth and Kinross2,1172,3012,403
AnnanLocalityDumfries and Galloway8,6318,3078,960
AnnbankLocalitySouth Ayrshire925854912
AnstrutherLocalityFifeAnstruther and Pittenweem3,1543,4423,446
ArbroathLocalityAngus23,68022,92423,902
ArdersierLocalityHighland1,0559681,150
ArdrishaigLocalityArgyll and Bute1,3151,3911,349
ArdrossanLocalityNorth AyrshireArdrossan10,75010,95211,024
ArmadaleLocalityWest Lothian8,9589,29611,836
AshgillLocalitySouth LanarkshireLarkhall1,0671,1081,456
AuchinleckLocalityEast Ayrshire4,1163,6893,819
AuchinlochLocalityNorth LanarkshireKirkintilloch and Lenzie747738733
AuchterarderLocalityPerth and Kinross3,2213,9994,206
AuchtermuchtyLocalityFife1,9322,0102,093
AuldearnLocalityHighland464535643
AviemoreLocalityHighland1,9962,2713,147
AvochLocalityHighland1,0108911,052
AvonbridgeLocalityFalkirk821625637
AyrLocalitySouth AyrshireAyr and Prestwick47,96246,50746,849
AytonLocalityScottish Borders569557535
BalfronLocalityStirling1,2781,6641,890
BalintoreLocalityHighland1,1811,0871,039
BallachulishLocalityHighland557615666
BallaterLocalityAberdeenshire1,3621,4461,533
Ballingry (, Lochore and Crosshill)LocalityFife6,3936,0615,655
BallochLocalityHighlandCulloden1,1211,5551,440
BalmedieLocalityAberdeenshire1,2601,7932,534
BalmulloLocalityFife1,1081,1751,405
Banavie and CorpachLocalityHighland...1,2931,378
BanchoryLocalityAberdeenshire6,0496,2357,278
BanffLocalityAberdeenshire4,1103,9914,082
BankfootLocalityPerth and Kinross1,0091,1361,257
BanknockLocalityFalkirkBanknock and Haggs2,6752,6222,376
BannockburnLocalityStirlingStirling5,7997,0186,979
BargeddieLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow2,3252,2862,790
BarrheadLocalityEast RenfrewshireGreater Glasgow16,75317,66717,443
BathgateLocalityWest Lothian14,05215,46620,363
BearsdenLocalityEast DunbartonshireGreater Glasgow27,70727,96727,237
BeaulyLocalityHighland1,1261,2831,365
BeithLocalityNorth Ayrshire6,3586,3466,204
BellsbankLocalityEast Ayrshire2,0411,6191,374
BellshillLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow21,62420,70520,634
BiggarLocalitySouth Lanarkshire1,9942,0982,294
BilstonLocalityMidlothian...1,1391,120
Birkhill and MuirheadLocalityAngus1,7561,9362,087
BishopbriggsLocalityEast DunbartonshireGreater Glasgow23,82523,38422,870
BishoptonLocalityRenfrewshire5,3945,1574,708
BlackburnLocalityAberdeenshire1,2751,4502,960
BlackburnLocalityWest Lothian5,0144,8745,338
BlackfordLocalityPerth and Kinross584556754
BlackridgeLocalityWest Lothian...1,8311,953
BlairgowrieLocalityPerth and Kinross7,4928,1928,954
BlairhallLocalityFife659724927
BlantyreLocalitySouth LanarkshireBlantyre and Hamilton18,58417,38317,240
BoddamLocalityAberdeenshire1,4351,3641,274
Bo'nessLocalityFalkirk14,39714,13614,868
BonhillLocalityWest DunbartonshireDumbarton9,7829,5749,356
BonnybridgeLocalityFalkirkBonnybridge...4,5415,133
BonnyriggLocalityMidlothianDalkeith13,53414,66315,677
BothwellLocalitySouth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow6,5426,3796,458
BowmoreLocalityArgyll and Bute869862784
BracoLocalityPerth and Kinross703515572
BraeLocalityShetland Islands756660716
BraidwoodLocalitySouth Lanarkshire...445569
BrechinLocalityAngus7,6557,1997,481
BridgendLocalityWest Lothian817765772
Bridge of AllanLocalityStirlingStirling4,8645,1384,930
Bridge of EarnLocalityPerth and Kinross2,3332,3302,709
Bridge of WeirLocalityRenfrewshire5,1514,7704,884
BrightonsLocalityFalkirk...3,8164,461
BroadfordLocalityHighland...651747
BrodickLocalityNorth Ayrshire...921848
BrookfieldLocalityRenfrewshire...881553
BroraLocalityHighland1,2421,2161,282
BroxburnLocalityWest Lothian11,62613,02315,296
BuchlyvieLocalityStirling...479519
Buckhaven (, Methil, Methilhill and Leven)LocalityFifeBuckhaven25,23524,78224,474
BuckieLocalityMoray8,4258,1728,273
BurgheadLocalityMoray1,4951,6401,945
BurntislandLocalityFife5,9515,7536,269
BurreltonLocalityPerth and Kinross578621671
BusbyLocalityEast RenfrewshireGreater Glasgow...3,2763,243
Cairnbulg and InverallochyLocalityAberdeenshire...1,3581,375
CairneyhillLocalityFife2,0922,5072,465
CalderbankLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow1,7091,6631,598
CaldercruixLocalityNorth Lanarkshire2,1252,0312,510
CaliforniaLocalityFalkirk740702810
CallanderLocalityStirling2,6223,0453,077
CambuslangLocalitySouth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow...22,06327,004
CampbeltownLocalityArgyll and Bute5,6085,2254,852
CaolLocalityHighland...3,1123,198
Cardenden (and Dundonald)LocalityFife4,9235,2475,533
CardronaLocalityScottish Borders...143883
CardrossLocalityArgyll and Bute1,9582,0162,193
CarfinLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow...1,6052,497
CargenbridgeLocalityDumfries and Galloway806604575
CarlukeLocalitySouth Lanarkshire13,12613,52613,579
CarmunnockLocalityGlasgow City1,1521,1061,216
CarnockLocalityFife...741783
CarnoustieLocalityAngus10,48810,74811,394
CarnwathLocalitySouth Lanarkshire1,3531,4471,413
CarronLocalityFalkirkFalkirk...2,4492,534
CarronshoreLocalityFalkirk...3,1442,996
CarstairsLocalitySouth Lanarkshire...942914
Carstairs JunctionLocalitySouth Lanarkshire860792747
Castle DouglasLocalityDumfries and Galloway3,6973,6714,174
CastletownLocalityHighland...951846
CatrineLocalityEast Ayrshire2,2312,0532,236
CeresLocalityFife9871,019969
ChapelhallLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow4,4055,6816,680
ChapeltonLocalitySouth Lanarkshire739759643
ChirnsideLocalityScottish Borders1,2531,2041,459
ChrystonLocalityNorth LanarkshireChryston3,0572,7072,805
ClackmannanLocalityClackmannanshire3,4203,4503,442
ClarkstonLocalityEast RenfrewshireGreater Glasgow...9,2549,371
ClelandLocalityNorth Lanarkshire2,9452,8063,006
ClydebankLocalityWest DunbartonshireGreater Glasgow29,17129,85828,799
CoalburnLocalitySouth Lanarkshire1,1691,2471,303
CoalsnaughtonLocalityClackmannanshireTillicoultry879870848
Coaltown of BalgonieLocalityFifeGlenrothes8879051,059
Coaltown of WemyssLocalityFife445504596
CoatbridgeLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow43,46741,17043,841
CockenzieLocalityEast Lothian4,3335,4995,551
ColdinghamLocalityScottish Borders512600563
ColdstreamLocalityScottish Borders1,7461,8131,946
ComrieLocalityFife...916885
ComrieLocalityPerth and Kinross1,3751,8391,927
Conon Bridge (and Maryburgh)LocalityHighland2,5922,6612,836
Coupar AngusLocalityPerth and Kinross2,2232,1902,262
Cove BayLocalityAberdeen CityAberdeen4,8877,0087,199
CowdenbeathLocalityFifeCowdenbeath12,12611,32211,401
CowieLocalityStirling2,0492,4542,649
CoyltonLocalitySouth Ayrshire1,9072,5822,849
CrailLocalityFife1,4491,6951,639
CreetownLocalityDumfries and Galloway692685679
CrieffLocalityPerth and Kinross6,1646,5797,368
CrimondLocalityAberdeenshire876793851
CromartyLocalityHighland721719726
CrossfordLocalityFife2,7562,5442,358
CrossfordLocalitySouth Lanarkshire591674674
CrossgatesLocalityFifeHalbeath and Crossgates1,9372,1382,458
CrosshillLocalitySouth Ayrshire...541480
CrosshouseLocalityEast Ayrshire...2,8122,861
CroyLocalityNorth Lanarkshire...1,0461,026
Cruden BayLocalityAberdeenshire1,5411,6081,615
CullenLocalityMoray1,4201,3271,475
CullodenLocalityHighlandCulloden3,6694,0644,221
CumbernauldLocalityNorth Lanarkshire49,50752,01752,270
CuminestownLocalityAberdeenshire...457510
CumnockLocalityEast Ayrshire9,6079,5839,039
CuparLocalityFife7,5458,6759,339
DaillyLocalitySouth Ayrshire1,007908895
DalbeattieLocalityDumfries and Galloway4,4214,2894,227
Dalgety BayLocalityFifeInverkeithing and Dalgety Bay7,99210,0119,874
DalkeithLocalityMidlothianDalkeith11,47711,84012,342
Dalmellington and BurntonLocalityEast Ayrshire1,3821,4071,411
DalryLocalityNorth Ayrshire5,7325,4595,657
DalrympleLocalityEast Ayrshire1,2971,2811,535
DanderhallLocalityMidlothian2,4532,9302,732
DarvelLocalityEast Ayrshire3,6693,4823,871
DechmontLocalityWest Lothian718739706
DenholmLocalityScottish Borders591608653
DennyLocalityFalkirkBonnybridge...7,5897,933
DennyloanheadLocalityFalkirk...1,0451,576
DingwallLocalityHighland4,9185,2095,491
DollarLocalityClackmannanshire2,8992,8772,717
DornochLocalityHighland1,0461,0591,208
DouglasLocalitySouth Lanarkshire1,6161,6761,620
DouneLocalityStirling1,6501,6351,633
DreghornLocalityNorth AyrshireIrvine...3,5393,619
DronganLocalityEast Ayrshire2,9103,2543,205
DrumnadrochitLocalityHighland...9331,101
DrumoakLocalityAberdeenshire483716853
DrymenLocalityStirling844681820
DufftownLocalityMoray1,6221,5461,667
DuffusLocalityMoray...640329
DullaturLocalityNorth Lanarkshire...427697
DumbartonLocalityWest DunbartonshireDumbarton21,79720,83419,969
DumfriesLocalityDumfries and Galloway31,93631,49732,914
DunbarLocalityEast Lothian6,0596,4888,486
DunbegLocalityArgyll and Bute752730625
DunblaneLocalityStirling7,3688,1148,811
DundeeLocalityDundee CityDundee...145,817147,285
DundonaldLocalitySouth Ayrshire2,5682,4492,652
DunfermlineLocalityFife39,06841,51249,706
DunipaceLocalityFalkirkBonnybridge2,4202,4412,565
Dunkeld and BirnamLocalityPerth and Kinross1,1741,1591,287
DunlopLocalityEast Ayrshire8078391,127
DunningLocalityPerth and Kinross750900942
DunoonLocalityArgyll and ButeDunoon8,8178,3258,454
DunsLocalityScottish Borders2,4442,7052,753
Duntocher and HardgateLocalityWest DunbartonshireGreater Glasgow7,8827,3017,156
DyceLocalityAberdeen CityAberdeen6,3595,6615,712
EaglesfieldLocalityDumfries and Galloway642616691
EagleshamLocalityEast Renfrewshire3,1933,1273,114
EarlstonLocalityScottish Borders1,6291,7111,779
East CalderLocalityWest LothianLivingston5,8145,7625,439
East KilbrideLocalitySouth Lanarkshire70,57974,33874,395
East LintonLocalityEast Lothian1,1711,8041,731
EastriggsLocalityDumfries and Galloway1,6941,7961,876
East WemyssLocalityFife1,7621,8411,928
East WhitburnLocalityWest Lothian...1,3321,221
EcclefechanLocalityDumfries and Galloway847746821
EdinburghLocalityCity of EdinburghEdinburgh400,632431,393459,366
EdzellLocalityAngus747783908
ElderslieLocalityRenfrewshireGreater Glasgow5,1665,2495,634
ElginLocalityMoray19,33821,08223,128
Elie and EarlsferryLocalityFife903942677
EllonLocalityAberdeenshire8,5708,89210,268
ElphinstoneLocalityEast Lothian536590520
ErrolLocalityPerth and Kinross1,1431,0731,311
ErskineLocalityRenfrewshireErskine13,10215,41715,537
EvantonLocalityHighland...1,2961,379
EyemouthLocalityScottish Borders3,2763,5313,546
FaifleyLocalityWest DunbartonshireGreater Glasgow6,0874,9325,088
FairlieLocalityNorth Ayrshire1,3341,5101,424
FalkirkLocalityFalkirkFalkirk31,39932,49035,398
FalklandLocalityFifeFalkirk1,1971,1831,096
FallinLocalityStirling2,4792,7102,832
FauldhouseLocalityWest Lothian4,5624,8444,843
FenwickLocalityEast Ayrshire9421,0581,038
FerrydenLocalityAngusMontrose973929920
FindhornLocalityMoray562885901
FindochtyLocalityMoray1,0921,1061,209
FochabersLocalityMoray1,4801,5731,728
ForfarLocalityAngus12,83213,30514,048
ForgandennyLocalityPerth and Kinross...676627
ForresLocalityMoray8,3469,2709,951
Fort AugustusLocalityHighland522508621
ForthLocalitySouth Lanarkshire2,5602,2202,257
FortroseLocalityHighland...1,3101,367
Fort WilliamLocalityHighland...5,5035,883
FraserburghLocalityAberdeenshire12,72912,66813,100
FreuchieLocalityFife1,0331,1021,213
FriockheimLocalityAngus896820962
GalashielsLocalityScottish Borders14,06814,06614,994
GalstonLocalityEast AyrshireGalston and Newmilns5,1545,0004,670
GardenstownLocalityAberdeenshire810733667
GarelochheadLocalityArgyll and Bute...3,7372,277
GargunnockLocalityStirling726694752
GarmouthLocalityMoray...494589
GartcoshLocalityNorth Lanarkshire8181,0552,145
Gatehouse of FleetLocalityDumfries and Galloway919892986
GauldryLocalityFife669744691
GiffnockLocalityEast RenfrewshireGreater Glasgow...12,19812,156
GiffordLocalityEast Lothian688688763
GirvanLocalitySouth Ayrshire7,3056,9926,651
GlasgowLocalityGlasgow CityGreater Glasgow...575,132590,507
GlassfordLocalitySouth Lanarkshire553595609
GlenboigLocalityNorth Lanarkshire1,7431,8372,681
GleneaglesLocalityPerth and Kinross...287238
GlenfargLocalityPerth and Kinross589616639
GlenluceLocalityDumfries and Galloway579611635
GlenmavisLocalityNorth Lanarkshire2,1522,4062,285
Glenochil VillageLocalityClackmannanshire...771831
GlenrothesLocalityFifeGlenrothes38,32039,19039,277
GolspieLocalityHighland1,4341,4041,407
GorebridgeLocalityMidlothian5,4025,9116,328
GourdonLocalityAberdeenshire651594789
GourockLocalityInverclydeGreenock...10,76210,651
GowkthrappleLocalityNorth LanarkshireOvertown and Gowkthrapple...1,0361,205
GrangemouthLocalityFalkirkFalkirk18,52817,90617,373
Grantown-on-SpeyLocalityHighland2,1662,1662,428
Greengairs and WattsonLocalityNorth Lanarkshire...1,0531,004
GreenhillLocalityFalkirk...1,4272,330
GreenlawLocalityScottish Borders589579653
GreenockLocalityInverclydeGreenock49,26746,86144,248
GretnaLocalityDumfries and Galloway2,6782,8603,147
GuardbridgeLocalityFifeLeuchars...771616
GullaneLocalityEast Lothian2,2292,1722,568
HaddingtonLocalityEast Lothian8,8448,8519,064
HaggsLocalityFalkirkBanknock and Haggs856713752
HalkirkLocalityHighland973923982
HallglenLocalityFalkirk3,9063,4883,227
HamiltonLocalitySouth LanarkshireBlantyre and Hamilton49,98848,80353,188
HarthillLocalityNorth Lanarkshire3,8043,6393,707
Hatton of CrudenLocalityAberdeenshire792805882
HawickLocalityScottish Borders15,70414,73014,294
Head of MuirLocalityFalkirk...1,9011,685
HelensburghLocalityArgyll and ButeHelensburgh15,74814,69614,220
High BonnybridgeLocalityFalkirk...610625
High ValleyfieldLocalityFife...1,8791,990
HillsideLocalityAngus...1,1461,146
HolytownLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow5,6485,3385,086
HopemanLocalityMoray1,4611,6241,724
HoustonLocalityRenfrewshire5,4796,6106,396
HowwoodLocalityRenfrewshireGreater Glasgow1,0361,5021,558
HuntlyLocalityAberdeenshire4,3714,7134,768
Hurlford and CrookedholmLocalityEast Ayrshire5,3964,9684,846
InchinnanLocalityRenfrewshireErskine...1,8251,797
InchtureLocalityPerth and Kinross7748161,155
InnellanLocalityArgyll and Bute1,3231,3351,195
InnerleithenLocalityScottish Borders2,5152,5863,031
InschLocalityAberdeenshire1,5411,6512,282
InverarayLocalityArgyll and Bute...633596
InverbervieLocalityAberdeenshire1,8792,0942,233
InvergordonLocalityHighland3,6533,8904,075
InvergowrieLocalityPerth and KinrossDundee...1,6591,793
InverkeithingLocalityFifeInverkeithing and Dalgety Bay6,0015,4125,280
InverkipLocalityInverclyde...2,2273,058
InvernessLocalityHighlandInverness40,91841,48248,201
InverurieLocalityAberdeenshire9,56711,02212,654
IrvineLocalityNorth AyrshireIrvine33,40633,89033,698
JedburghLocalityScottish Borders4,1184,0904,030
JohnshavenLocalityAberdeenshire645646672
JohnstoneLocalityRenfrewshireGreater Glasgow18,28016,57616,625
KeithLocalityMoray4,6494,5974,734
KelsoLocalityScottish Borders4,9045,3135,639
KeltyLocalityFife5,4615,9486,529
KemnayLocalityAberdeenshire3,1573,6973,739
Kennoway (and Windygates)LocalityFifeKennoway6,0786,2776,490
KilbarchanLocalityRenfrewshireGreater Glasgow3,7103,6223,574
KilbirnieLocalityNorth Ayrshire7,9907,4877,642
KilcregganLocalityArgyll and Bute1,5861,4141,309
KillearnLocalityStirling1,8161,8871,701
KillinLocalityStirling651666765
KilmacolmLocalityInverclyde4,2224,0003,986
KilmarnockLocalityEast Ayrshire43,20744,38446,159
KilmaursLocalityEast Ayrshire2,7442,8792,833
KilsythLocalityNorth Lanarkshire10,0139,9589,885
KilwinningLocalityNorth Ayrshire15,31716,36616,599
KincardineLocalityFife3,0223,0352,834
KinghornLocalityFife2,9312,8352,826
KinglassieLocalityFife1,4191,4701,684
KingseatLocalityFife...710801
KingseatLocalityAberdeenshire...72688
KingskettleLocalityFife9759941,002
KingswellsLocalityAberdeen City1,3114,1584,483
KingussieLocalityHighland1,2981,4101,476
KinlochlevenLocalityHighland1,076897896
KinlossLocalityMoray1,6941,9311,052
KinnesswoodLocalityPerth and Kinross...478482
KinrossLocalityPerth and Kinross4,5524,6814,891
KintoreLocalityAberdeenshire...2,2264,476
KippenLocalityStirling7829341,026
Kirkcaldy (and Dysart)LocalityFife47,27447,38349,709
KirkconnelLocalityDumfries and Galloway2,2562,1272,141
KirkcudbrightLocalityDumfries and Galloway3,5883,4473,352
KirkfieldbankLocalitySouth Lanarkshire860887962
KirkhillLocalityHighland...588688
KirkintillochLocalityEast DunbartonshireKirkintilloch and Lenzie20,62420,45919,689
KirklistonLocalityCity of Edinburgh2,7393,2653,386
Kirkmuirhill and BlackwoodLocalitySouth Lanarkshire3,8003,7954,242
KirknewtonLocalityWest Lothian1,3631,6481,933
KirkwallLocalityOrkney Islands6,0956,5687,045
KirriemuirLocalityAngus5,4675,9636,085
Kyle of LochalshLocalityHighland736739649
LadybankLocalityFife1,3731,4871,503
LamlashLocalityNorth Ayrshire9001,010957
LanarkLocalitySouth Lanarkshire8,3418,3768,855
LangbankLocalityRenfrewshire934903932
LangholmLocalityDumfries and Galloway2,5382,3112,227
LarbertLocalityFalkirk...6,0639,143
LargsLocalityNorth Ayrshire11,29711,24111,340
LarkhallLocalitySouth LanarkshireLarkhall15,57315,54914,951
LauderLocalityScottish Borders1,0641,2001,699
LaurencekirkLocalityAberdeenshire1,5131,9342,925
LauriestonLocalityFalkirk...2,6732,633
LawLocalitySouth Lanarkshire2,5493,0493,233
LennoxtownLocalityEast Dunbartonshire3,6323,8734,094
LenzieLocalityEast DunbartonshireKirkintilloch and Lenzie9,2378,8738,415
LerwickLocalityShetland Islands7,3366,9946,958
LeslieLocalityFifeGlenrothes3,0622,9982,998
LesmahagowLocalitySouth Lanarkshire3,2663,8914,330
LethamLocalityAngus1,2471,4981,586
LeucharsLocalityFifeLeuchars2,9912,6542,681
LhanbrydeLocalityMoray1,8031,8452,026
LiffLocalityAngus...455778
LimekilnsLocalityFife1,6201,4111,377
LinlithgowLocalityWest Lothian11,86613,37013,462
LinwoodLocalityRenfrewshireGreater Glasgow10,1839,0588,591
LivingstonLocalityWest LothianLivingston42,17852,16856,269
LoanheadLocalityMidlothian6,3116,3846,294
LoansLocalitySouth Ayrshire444701692
LocharbriggsLocalityDumfries and Galloway5,3836,1556,031
Lochgelly (and Lumphinnans)LocalityFifeCowdenbeath7,0447,1077,127
LochgilpheadLocalityArgyll and Bute2,4212,3262,392
LochmabenLocalityDumfries and Galloway2,0241,9521,942
LochwinnochLocalityRenfrewshire2,2372,6282,880
LockerbieLocalityDumfries and Galloway3,9824,0094,287
LoganLocalityEast Ayrshire1,5231,3331,260
LongforganLocalityPerth and Kinross627787937
LongniddryLocalityEast Lothian2,9332,6132,488
LongridgeLocalityWest Lothian530746903
LongsideLocalityAberdeenshire702792917
LossiemouthLocalityMoray6,5546,8737,705
Lower Largo and Lundin LinksLocalityFife1,9572,0901,900
LumphananLocalityAberdeenshire...468555
LuncartyLocalityPerth and Kinross1,3171,2651,661
MacduffLocalityAberdeenshire3,7353,8284,009
MacmerryLocalityEast Lothian1,1731,1131,345
MaddistonLocalityFalkirk...2,8473,099
MaidensLocalitySouth Ayrshire...441461
MallaigLocalityHighland944797806
MarkinchLocalityFifeGlenrothes2,0662,3222,398
MauchlineLocalityEast Ayrshire3,9314,1054,099
MaudLocalityAberdeenshire...800854
MaxwellheughLocalityScottish Borders9379031,220
MayboleLocalitySouth Ayrshire4,7374,6254,760
MayfieldLocalityMidlothianDalkeith12,10312,82013,290
MelroseLocalityScottish Borders...2,0582,307
MenstrieLocalityClackmannanshire2,2742,0832,804
MethvenLocalityPerth and Kinross1,1391,1621,094
Mid CalderLocalityWest LothianLivingston2,7792,9232,758
MillportLocalityNorth Ayrshire1,2071,3101,275
MilltimberLocalityAberdeen CityPeterculter and Milltimber...2,5552,560
MilnathortLocalityPerth and Kinross1,3681,7381,890
MilngavieLocalityEast DunbartonshireGreater Glasgow11,99213,43612,948
MiltonLocalityWest DunbartonshireGreater Glasgow1,079986959
Milton and KildaryLocalityHighland849604619
Milton of CampsieLocalityEast Dunbartonshire3,9104,0103,889
MintlawLocalityAberdeenshire2,5222,7322,721
MoffatLocalityDumfries and Galloway2,2482,4212,582
MoniaiveLocalityDumfries and Galloway...489487
MonifiethLocalityAngusDundee...8,2428,366
MonktonLocalitySouth Ayrshire...798918
MontroseLocalityAngusMontrose11,21610,84511,955
MoodiesburnLocalityNorth Lanarkshire5,8186,6736,895
MossblownLocalitySouth Ayrshire2,0392,0382,186
MosstodlochLocalityMoray1,0661,0171,022
MotherwellLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow30,76930,31131,906
MuirheadLocalityNorth LanarkshireChryston1,0271,3351,477
MuirkirkLocalityEast Ayrshire1,8601,6301,528
Muir of OrdLocalityHighland1,7841,8122,555
MusselburghLocalityEast LothianEdinburgh20,26122,54122,639
MuthillLocalityPerth and Kinross679675747
NairnLocalityHighland7,8928,5479,773
NeilstonLocalityEast Renfrewshire5,2605,1685,321
NetherburnLocalitySouth Lanarkshire727719743
NetherleeLocalityEast Renfrewshire...4,6394,562
Nethy BridgeLocalityHighland486498644
NewarthillLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow6,5856,5916,377
Newburgh (and Burnside)LocalityFife2,0322,0282,137
NewburghLocalityAberdeenshire1,4011,4961,436
NewcastletonLocalityScottish Borders813772768
New CumnockLocalityEast Ayrshire3,9683,3492,860
New DeerLocalityAberdeenshire...588641
NewmacharLocalityAberdeenshire1,5042,3772,460
NewmainsLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow5,8785,5975,637
NewmillsLocalityFife...427468
NewmilnsLocalityEast AyrshireGalston and Newmilns3,3153,1703,053
New PitsligoLocalityAberdeenshire9601,0841,103
Newport-on-Tay (and Wormit)LocalityFife4,1504,3044,243
New SconeLocalityPerth and Kinross4,5334,5604,886
New StevenstonLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow3,2874,3665,577
NewtonhillLocalityAberdeenshire2,1392,9402,982
Newton MearnsLocalityEast RenfrewshireGreater Glasgow19,34223,06624,234
NewtonmoreLocalityHighland9459821,094
Newton StewartLocalityDumfries and Galloway3,5603,5734,092
Newtown St BoswellsLocalityScottish Borders1,1081,2821,279
NewtyleLocalityAngus684722750
North BerwickLocalityEast Lothian5,5556,4246,605
North KessockLocalityHighland883887921
North QueensferryLocalityFifeInverkeithing and Dalgety Bay1,0511,1021,076
OakleyLocalityFife...2,4662,297
ObanLocalityArgyll and Bute8,0418,1208,574
OchiltreeLocalityEast Ayrshire...9781,046
Old KilpatrickLocalityWest DunbartonshireGreater Glasgow2,4083,1992,970
OldmeldrumLocalityAberdeenshire1,9082,2293,212
OrmistonLocalityEast Lothian2,0782,0792,079
OvertownLocalityNorth LanarkshireOvertown and Gowkthrapple1,9722,2742,136
PaisleyLocalityRenfrewshireGreater Glasgow73,92575,86876,834
PathheadLocalityMidlothian920956982
PatnaLocalityEast Ayrshire2,3872,3102,206
PeeblesLocalityScottish Borders7,0658,2188,376
PencaitlandLocalityEast Lothian1,2871,5661,515
PenicuikLocalityMidlothian15,66116,18315,926
PerthLocalityPerth and Kinross41,72443,50146,970
PeterculterLocalityAberdeen CityPeterculter and Milltimber...4,6524,576
PeterheadLocalityAberdeenshire18,41318,06718,537
PitlochryLocalityPerth and Kinross2,5412,5642,776
PitmeddenLocalityAberdeenshire8701,2431,444
PittenweemLocalityFifeAnstruther and Pittenweem1,5611,7471,486
PlainsLocalityNorth Lanarkshire2,5812,4712,696
PleanLocalityStirling1,6711,7402,027
PolbethLocalityWest Lothian2,3522,4402,341
PolmontLocalityFalkirkFalkirk...5,6465,322
Port BannatyneLocalityArgyll and Bute1,3851,3541,210
Port EllenLocalityArgyll and Bute917819846
Port GlasgowLocalityInverclydeGreenock19,42616,72615,414
PortgordonLocalityMoray775771844
PortknockieLocalityMoray1,2961,2171,269
PortlethenLocalityAberdeenshire5,8737,0027,271
PortpatrickLocalityDumfries and Galloway536585534
PortreeLocalityHighland1,9582,0842,318
PortsoyLocalityAberdeenshire1,8221,7341,752
Port WilliamLocalityDumfries and Galloway462468523
PottertonLocalityAberdeenshire1,144986899
PrestonpansLocalityEast Lothian7,0147,3419,140
PrestwickLocalitySouth AyrshireAyr and Prestwick13,44915,22914,901
Quarrier's VillageLocalityInverclyde...407588
QuarterLocalitySouth Lanarkshire581842755
QueensferryLocalityCity of Edinburgh8,8879,3709,026
RathoLocalityCity of Edinburgh1,4931,5771,634
Ratho StationLocalityCity of Edinburgh1,1591,0961,074
ReddingLocalityFalkirk...2,0222,282
ReddingmuirheadLocalityFalkirk...5611,449
RenfrewLocalityRenfrewshireGreater Glasgow20,76420,25121,854
RentonLocalityWest DunbartonshireDumbarton2,0722,0422,207
RhuLocalityArgyll and ButeHelensburgh1,7071,8541,646
RigsideLocalitySouth Lanarkshire951797790
RoseheartyLocalityAberdeenshire8931,2511,322
RosemarkieLocalityHighland493608680
RosewellLocalityMidlothian1,0631,1971,566
RoslinLocalityMidlothian1,7611,7961,642
RosneathLocalityArgyll and Bute995931849
RosythLocalityFifeInverkeithing and Dalgety Bay13,33712,37213,440
RothesLocalityMoray1,1961,1561,252
RothesayLocalityArgyll and Bute5,1915,1064,637
RothienormanLocalityAberdeenshire423539913
RumfordLocalityFalkirk...641884
RutherglenLocalitySouth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow...33,12231,401
SalineLocalityFife1,2351,1881,097
SalsburghLocalityNorth Lanarkshire1,3981,3981,371
SaltcoatsLocalityNorth AyrshireArdrossan11,86511,72412,717
SandbankLocalityArgyll and ButeDunoon...1,0241,108
SandhavenLocalityAberdeenshire735769824
SanquharLocalityDumfries and Galloway2,0952,0282,021
ScallowayLocalityShetland Islands...1,0371,159
SeafieldLocalityWest Lothian8391,2161,380
SelkirkLocalityScottish Borders5,9225,7425,784
ShieldhillLocalityFalkirk2,0712,6562,523
ShottsLocalityNorth Lanarkshire8,7569,0438,801
SkelmorlieLocalityNorth Ayrshire1,7091,8282,095
SlamannanLocalityFalkirk...1,3981,359
SmithtonLocalityHighlandCulloden1,3092,1292,108
SpringfieldLocalityFife8181,013931
SpringsideLocalityNorth Ayrshire1,3641,1841,259
StamperlandLocalityEast Renfrewshire...3,6213,606
St AndrewsLocalityFife11,13614,36916,870
StanleyLocalityPerth and Kinross1,2741,4371,443
St BoswellsLocalityScottish Borders1,1281,1901,494
St CombsLocalityAberdeenshire628697646
St CyrusLocalityAberdeenshire8519901,071
StenhousemuirLocalityFalkirkFalkirk...10,42410,049
Steòrnabhagh (Stornoway)LocalityEilean SiarSteòrnabhagh5,9755,8495,714
SteppsLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow4,9425,1916,510
StevenstonLocalityNorth AyrshireArdrossan10,0009,1299,330
StewartonLocalityEast Ayrshire6,3506,7417,065
St FergusLocalityAberdeenshire...527742
StirlingLocalityStirlingStirling29,76833,83036,142
St Madoes and GlencarseLocalityPerth and Kinross7458781,181
St MonansLocalityFife1,3731,4351,265
StonehavenLocalityAberdeenshire9,32510,04511,431
StonehouseLocalitySouth Lanarkshire5,2335,1895,506
StoneyburnLocalityWest LothianStoneyburn and Addiebrownhill2,0032,0162,021
Stow (Stow of Wedale)LocalityScottish Borders528548718
StranraerLocalityDumfries and Galloway11,34810,85110,593
StrathavenLocalitySouth Lanarkshire6,3847,7007,484
StrathblaneLocalityStirling1,7911,9151,964
StrathkinnessLocalityFife615893709
StrathmigloLocalityFife890922881
StrathpefferLocalityHighland9669181,109
StrichenLocalityAberdeenshire920879963
StromnessLocalityOrkney Islands1,6971,6091,758
StuartfieldLocalityAberdeenshire693665670
SymingtonLocalitySouth Ayrshire1,1451,2171,106
SymingtonLocalitySouth Lanarkshire...599693
TainLocalityHighland3,7153,5113,655
TarbertLocalityArgyll and Bute1,2421,3381,179
TarboltonLocalitySouth Ayrshire1,8541,7131,674
TarlandLocalityAberdeenshire438520698
TarvesLocalityAberdeenshire746914982
TayportLocalityFife3,1873,9133,815
ThankertonLocalitySouth Lanarkshire...535521
ThornhillLocalityStirling...454513
ThornhillLocalityDumfries and Galloway1,5001,5941,674
ThornliebankLocalityEast Renfrewshire...3,9804,051
ThorntonLocalityFife1,7881,9542,016
ThursoLocalityHighland8,2467,7377,933
TighnabruaichLocalityArgyll and Bute...704528
TillicoultryLocalityClackmannanshireTillicoultry5,2695,5605,120
TobermoryLocalityArgyll and Bute926980954
TorphichenLocalityWest Lothian559659575
TorphinsLocalityAberdeenshire...1,5231,380
TorranceLocalityEast Dunbartonshire2,3872,6692,375
TorryburnLocalityFife...389559
TownhillLocalityFife1,3631,2421,162
TranentLocalityEast Lothian8,3138,89211,642
TroonLocalitySouth Ayrshire14,09414,96514,752
TullibodyLocalityClackmannanshireAlloa6,9396,8148,809
TurriffLocalityAberdeenshire3,7484,6975,177
TwecharLocalityEast Dunbartonshire1,4991,3631,161
UddingstonLocalitySouth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow5,3675,5765,539
UllapoolLocalityHighland1,4781,4071,541
UplawmoorLocalityEast Renfrewshire619595552
ViewparkLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow15,04415,84116,303
WalkerburnLocalityScottish Borders658647700
WallacestoneLocalityFalkirk...746693
WaterfootLocalityEast Renfrewshire1,2331,2791,275
WellbankLocalityAngus355584608
Wemyss BayLocalityInverclyde1,6572,5552,592
West BarnsLocalityEast Lothian459555583
West CalderLocalityWest Lothian2,8883,0083,164
WesthillLocalityAberdeenshire8,44910,00610,984
WesthillLocalityHighlandInverness1,9623,3175,265
West KilbrideLocalityNorth Ayrshire4,4884,5074,783
West LintonLocalityScottish Borders1,1571,4591,547
WestquarterLocalityFalkirk...1,2191,187
WhitburnLocalityWest Lothian10,85510,50310,527
WhitecraigLocalityEast Lothian1,2091,2781,198
WhitecrossLocalityFalkirk873819776
WhitehillsLocalityAberdeenshire9711,0121,085
WhithornLocalityDumfries and Galloway952867829
Whiting BayLocalityNorth Ayrshire...616626
WickLocalityHighland7,6817,3337,155
WigtownLocalityDumfries and Galloway1,117987921
WinchburghLocalityWest Lothian2,5352,5702,490
WishawLocalityNorth LanarkshireGreater Glasgow29,57428,83630,391
YetholmLocalityScottish Borders596591546

Source: General Register Office for Scotland (web).
The 2001 and 2011 population figures are computed according to the 2010 definition of localities.