Small Area Population Estimates and Forecasts

Population Totals - Aberdeenshire Settlements

The tables below contain summary figures from 2001 to 2016 for Aberdeenshire settlements, listed by administrative area. For maps and analysis of population change please refer to downloadable files.

Related information:

Population totals for Electoral Wards

Authority
2001
2006
2011
2016
Aberdeenshire 226,940 236,260 244,000 247,000

Aberdeenshire Council Administrative Areas:

top of pageBanff and Buchan

Settlement/Area
2001
2006
2011
2016
Aberchirder 1,149 1,192 1,190 1,180
Banff 3,992 3,990 3,931 3,992
Cairnbulg/Inverallochy 1,378 1,376 1,353 1,342
Fraserburgh 12,458 12,451 12,446 12,630
Gardenstown 733 722 718 721
Macduff 3,768 3,724 3,711 3,822
Portsoy 1,735 1,759 1,727 1,714
Rosehearty 1,194 1,188 1,180 1,180
Sandhaven 809 788 778 783
Whitehills 1,012 1,085 1,097 1,102
Remainder of Area 6,941 7,171 7,114 7,142
Banff and Buchan Area Total 35,171 35,446 35,245 35,610

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Settlement/Area
2001
2006
2011
2016
Boddam 1,364 1,196 1,158 1,149
Crimond 793 770 815 853
Cruden Bay 1,608 1,579 1,540 1,528
Fetterangus 426 446 468 471
Hatton of Cruden 836 802 885 903
Longside 721 822 868 861
Maud 768 776 896 892
Mintlaw 2,648 2,620 2,756 2,797
New Deer 590 631 612 607
New Pitsligo 1,078 1,069 1,037 1,028
Peterhead 17,952 17,561 17,873 18,230
St Combs 697 666 646 641
St Fergus 527 618 726 721
Strichen 966 960 954 961
Stuartfield 690 732 751 762
Remainder of Area 7,994 8,120 7,894 7,826
Buchan Area Total 39,661 39,368 39,879 40,232

top of pageFormartine

Settlement/Area
2001
2006
2011
2016
Balmedie 1,654 2,210 2,196 2,178
Cuminestown 457 454 440 437
Ellon 8,757 9,712 9,633 9,557
Fyvie 493 493 477 473
Newburgh 1,392 1,337 1,393 1,382
Oldmeldrum 2,004 2,237 2,840 2,818
Pitmedden 1,239 1,436 1,424 1,413
Potterton 984 998 1,011 1,003
Rothienorman 539 612 882 903
Tarves 914 892 961 953
Turriff 4,455 4,686 4,804 4,766
Remainder of Area 13,849 14,352 14,218 14,114
Formartine Area Total 36,737 39,419 40,279 39,997

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Settlement/Area
2001
2006
2011
2016
Blackburn 1,386 2,262 2,623 2,602
Insch 1,523 1,684 2,023 2,057
Inverurie 10,885 11,062 12,447 13,321
Kemnay 3,698 3,629 3,704 3,675
Kintore 2,097 3,657 4,447 4,634
Newmachar 2,319 2,347 2,285 2,267
Westhill 9,501 10,392 11,274 11,498
Remainder of Area 11,100 11,222 11,720 11,641
Garioch Area Total 42,510 46,254 50,523 51,693

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Settlement/Area
2001
2006
2011
2016
Aboyne 2,203 2,378 2,774 2,915
Alford 2,035 2,082 2,395 2,654
Ballater 1,584 1,739 1,753 1,739
Banchory 6,036 6,593 7,111 7,200
Braemar 478 491 546 542
Huntly 4,413 4,353 4,461 4,491
Tarland 520 552 569 595
Torphins 1,094 1,134 1,112 1,103
Remainder of Area 16,316 16,503 16,248 16,142
Marr Area Total 34,679 35,825 36,968 37,381

top of pageKincardine and Mearns

Settlement/Area
2001
2006
2011
2016
Drumoak 733 817 852 845
Gourdon 621 631 670 665
Inverbervie 2,095 2,053 2,182 2,195
Johnshaven 646 625 605 601
Laurencekirk 1,809 2,110 2,476 2,534
Newtonhill 2,941 3,066 3,111 3,086
Portlethen 6,605 6,632 7,327 8,436
St Cyrus 1,091 1,085 1,100 1,114
Stonehaven 9,580 10,614 10,451 10,369
Remainder of Area 12,062 12,315 12,332 12,243
Kincardine and Mearns Area Total 38,182 39,948 41,105 42,088

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