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Scotland's Census 2011

The population for South Ayrshire on Census Day 2011 was 112,799. There were more women (52%) than men (48%). Since the 2001 Census, the population of South Ayrshire has increased by +702 (+0.6%) from 112,097 in 2001.

Age Structure

On Census day 2011 the age structure was as follows:

  • Population under 15 made up 15% of the total population
  • Population aged between 15 and 64 made up 63% of the total population
  • Population aged 65 and over made up 22% of the total population

Households

The number of households in South Ayrshire on Census Day in 2011 was estimated to be 51,286. Since the 2001 Census, the number of households increased by +2,538 (+5.2%) from 48,748 in 2001. The household size in South Ayrshire in 2011 was 2.17 people per household compared with 2.27 in 2001.

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Last updated: 25 February 2016

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