Scottish Cities

Child population in selected Scottish cities, 1992-2018
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The child population of these Scottish cities, with the exception of Edinburgh, has dropped over the last 26 years.  In Glasgow the reduction represents a net loss of over 20,000 children and a percentage reduction of 17%.  Dundee has also experienced a slightly greater relative reduction of 19%, while in Aberdeen the reduction has been less substantial (down 9%). In Edinburgh there has been a small rise of 6% in the child population.  In recent years there have been modest increases in the child population of all four cities.

Children as a percentage of the total population in selected Scottish cities, 1992-2018
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The percentage of children within each city's total population has reduced over the last 20 years, although in recent years this downward trend has stabilised.