Almond and Earn: Population

The population of the locality was recorded as 9182 in 2016, and has grown by 9% between  2001, which is twice the rate of population growth in Scotland (4.6%).

 

Action Partnership Area TOTAL0-16%Working Age%65+%
Eastern Perthshire 36,664 6,171 17% 21,245 58% 9,248 25%
Highland 9,347 1,202 13% 5,500 59% 2,645 28%
Strathtay 12,593 2,064 16% 7,713 61% 2,816 22%
Strathearn and Strathallan 22,426 3,869 17% 12,788 57% 5,769 26%
Kinross-shire 13,914 2,568 18% 8,200 59% 3,146 23%
Almond and Earn 9,182 1,918 21% 5,499 60% 1,765 19%
Perth Cty 46,974 8,375 18% 29,473 63% 9,126 19%
Perth and Kinross 151,100 26,167 17% 90,418 60% 34,515 23%

Almond and Earn has the highest proportion of children compared to all other localities in Perth and Kinross who make up 21% of the population. Also the number of people 65 and over is lower compared to the rest of Perth and Kinross, although that age group is projected to grow in over the next few decades.

Settlement size

Populations of the towns and villages of the locality are: Abernethy (1,429), Bridge of Earn (2,709), Fogandenny (627) and Methven (1094).