List of towns and cities in Scotland by population


List of towns and cities in Scotland by population

This is a list of towns and cities in Scotland ordered by population, according to the General Register Office for Scotland Mid-2008 Population Estimates for Localities in Scotland.[1]

Rank Urban sub-area Population Status Council area
1 Glasgow 581,320 City Glasgow City
2 Edinburgh 454,280 City City of Edinburgh
3 Aberdeen 183,030 City Aberdeen City
4 Dundee 142,070 City Dundee City
5 Paisley 74,100 Town[2] Renfrewshire
6 East Kilbride 73,200 Town South Lanarkshire
7 Livingston 54,740 Town West Lothian
8 Cumbernauld 50,480 Town North Lanarkshire
9 Hamilton 48,900 Town South Lanarkshire
10 Kirkcaldy 48,630 Town Fife
11 Dunfermline 46,430 Town[2] Fife
12 Ayr 46,070 Town South Ayrshire
13 Perth 44,820 Town Perth and Kinross
14 Kilmarnock 44,390 Town East Ayrshire
15 Inverness 44,220 City Highland
16 Greenock 43,130 Town Inverclyde
17 Coatbridge 42,000 Town North Lanarkshire
18 Glenrothes 38,750 Town Fife
19 Airdrie 35,500 Town North Lanarkshire
20 Falkirk 34,570 Town Falkirk
21 Stirling 33,710 City Stirling
22 Irvine 32,920 Town North Ayrshire
23 Rutherglen 31,700 Town South Lanarkshire
24 Dumfries 31,610 Town Dumfries and Galloway
25 Motherwell 31,180 Town North Lanarkshire
26 Wishaw 29,040 Town North Lanarkshire
27 Clydebank 29,020 Town West Dunbartonshire
28 Bearsden 27,220 Town East Dunbartonshire
29 Cambuslang 25,630 Town South Lanarkshire
30 Newton Mearns 23,610 Town East Renfrewshire
31 Bishopbriggs 22,940 Town East Dunbartonshire
32 Musselburgh 22,380 Town East Lothian
33 Arbroath 22,110 Town Angus
34 Polmont 21,070 Town Falkirk
35 Elgin 21,040 Town[2] Moray
36 Renfrew 20,370 Town Renfrewshire
37 Bellshill 20,090 Town North Lanarkshire
38 Alloa 20,040 Town Clackmannanshire
39 Blantyre 19,870 Town South Lanarkshire
40 Dumbarton 19,860 Town West Dunbartonshire
41 Kirkintilloch 19,200 Town East Dunbartonshire
42 Clarkston 18,980 Town East Renfrewshire
43 Bathgate 18,270 Town West Lothian
44 Stenhousemuir 17,980 Town Falkirk
45 Peterhead 17,450 Town Aberdeenshire
46 Barrhead 16,990 Town East Renfrewshire
47 Grangemouth 16,740 Town Falkirk
48 St Andrews 16,680 Town Fife
49 Kilwinning 16,380 Town North Ayrshire
50 Giffnock 16,090 Town East Renfrewshire
51 Viewpark 16,090 Area* North Lanarkshire
52 Buckhaven 16,030 Town Fife
53 Penicuik 16,010 Town Midlothian
54 Johnstone 15,680 Town Renfrewshire
55 Erskine 15,510 Town Renfrewshire
56 Larkhall 15,420 Town South Lanarkshire
* Near Uddingston.

See also

  • List of settlements in Wales by population
  • List of urban areas in England by population

References


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