Highland: Population

The population of Highland  was 9,347 in 2016. The population has the lowest proportion of 0-16 year olds compared to any other locality in Perth and Kinross. The proportion of working age people is similar to Perth and Kinross as a whole, however the proportion of people 65 and over is the highest compared to another another locality. The reason for the demographics is partly because many people choose to retire in a rural setting.

 

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%