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Population and census

Find the latest population and census figures for South Ayrshire.


The population of South Ayrshire is 112,450 (National Records of Scotland 2021 mid-year estimate).


For census and other data about population and households:

Scotland's Census 2022 - is the main source of information from the 2022 Census.

National Records of Scotland (NRS) - are responsible for the registration of births, marriages, civil partnerships, deaths, divorces, and adoptions. NRS runs the Census and uses Census and other data to publish information about population and households. NRS is the main source of family history records.