Skip to main content | Skip to section menu | Access keys.

Clackmannanshire Council Online

Population Projections

Population Projections

It is estimated that the population of Europe will rise from 508,401,408 (2015) to 524,635,534 by 2060 peaking at around 528 million in 2050. (Source: Eurostat)

The UK population is projected to increase by 9.7 million over the next 25 years from an estimated 64.6 million mid 2014 to 74.3 million in mid 2039. (Source: ONS).

The population is projected to continue ageing with the average (median) age rising from 40 years in 2014 to 40.9 years in mid 2024 and 42.9 by mid 2039. (Source: ONS).

By mid 2039, more than 1 in 12 of the population is projected to be aged 80 or over. (Source: ONS).

The population of Scotland is projected to rise from 5.4 million in 2016 and continue to rise to 5.6 million in 2041 - an increase of 5.3% over the 25 year period. (Source: NRS)

By 2041 there will be approximately 49,691 people living in Clackmannanshire, a projected population change of -3.2% (2016-2039). (Source: NRS)

The table below shows how the population is likely to change over the next 25 years.

Age group 2021
%
2026
%
2031
%
2036
%
2041
%
0 - 15 0.1 -2.1 -4.7 -6.5 -8.9
Working age 1.2 -1.6 -4.0 -8.7 -11.7
Pensionable age -1.2 8.2 13.9 24.1 27.5
75+ 18.8 48.0 63.0 80.0 99.5
All ages 0.5 0.3 -0.5 -1.7 -3.2

Source: NRS

For Further Information Contact

Communications and Community
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 450000
Email: