Facts and Figures
Facts and Figures
This page presents a selection of quick facts and figures about Clackmannanshire which is the second smallest local authority in Scotland stretching across 159 square km.
- The latest population figures can be found via the NRS demographic factsheet for Clackmannanshire,
- Our population is 51,290 (with 25,099 males and 26,191 females) making Clackmannanshire the smallest council in mainland Scotland,
- The most recent Census estimates a population of 51,442,
- It is anticipated that the projected population of Clackmannanshire will decrease slightly to 49,924 by 2043,
- Our largest settlement is Alloa with a population of 20,730.
Households and dwellings
- The are 24,377 dwellings across the county with the majority in Alloa - the largest settlement of Clackmannanshire.
- The number of households reached 23,563 in 2017.
- Between 2016 and 2026, the household type 'Two or more adults, one or more children' is projected to see the largest percentage decrease (-14.5%) and the household type 'One adult' is projected to see the largest percentage increase (+10.2%). (Source: NRS)
- Between 2016 and 2026, the 45 to 49 age group is projected to see the largest percentage decrease (-25.8%) and the 75 to 79 age group is projected to see the largest percentage increase (+50.3%). In terms of size, however, 55 to 59 is projected to become the largest age group of a Household Reference Person (HRP), compared to 50 to 54 in 2016. (Source: NRS)
- Council Tax charges.
- 22% of households benefitted from Council Tax Reduction 2020/21.
- In the last year, 125 new builds were completed in Clackmannanshire.
Earnings and employment
Information about local earnings and employment is produced by nomis. Please refer to their document below:
Useful statistical publications
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