The population of the locality was recorded as 13,914 in 2016, and has grown by 9% between 2001, which is twice the rate of population growth in Scotland (4.6%).
|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%|
The recent population growth has meant some local services have been developed to meet the needs of the growing population – such as the replacement of Kinross High School in the town centre with the Loch Leven Community Campus. The area is a popular place for young families to settle, of 0-16 year olds in Perth and Kinross, making up 18% of the population. People 65 and over make up 23% of the population, this age group is expected to grow significantly over the next 15 years.
Populations of the towns and villages of the locality are: Kinross (population 4,891), Milnathort (1,890), Kinnesswood (482), Glenfarg (639) and Crook of Devon