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||TOTAL||0-16||%||Working Age||%||65+||%|
|Strathearn and Strathallan||22,426||3,869||17%||12,788||57%||5,769||26%|
|Almond and Earn||9,182||1,918||21%||5,499||60%||1,765||19%|
|Perth and Kinross||151,100||26,167||17%||90,418||60%||34,515||23%|