Trends by neighbourhood

Trends in numbers of children living in Glasgow's neighbourhoods in the period 2001-2018
Child pop change Glas NHs 2018 v2001 nos
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The child populations of Glasgow’s neighbourhoods have changed considerably over the last 17 years.   The number of children in 34 of the 56 neighbourhoods has decreased. The biggest reductions have been in Easterhouse (-868), Springburn (-864), Drumchapel (-744) and Ballieston & Garrowhill (-737).

In contrast, there have been increases in the number of children in 22 neighbourhoods within the city.  The largest rise has been in Govanhill (+735) and Parkhead & Dalmarnock (+625).

Percentage changes in numbers of children living in Glasgow's neighbourhoods in the period 2001-2018
Child pop change Glas NHs 2018 v2001 perc
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The graph above highlights the percentage changes in the number of children by neighbourhood over the last 17 years. The three neighbourhoods that have had the largest percentage reductions in children were Corkerhill & North Pollok (-33%), Easterhouse (-32%) and Mount Vernon & East Shettleston (-32%). In contrast, the largest percentage increases have been in the City Centre & Merchant City (+53%) and in Parkhead & Dalmarnock (+36%).  

Notes
These estimates have been derived from NRS population estimates based on 2011 data zones.