Trends by neighbourhood

Trends in numbers of children living in Glasgow's neighbourhoods in the period 2011-2016
pop children NH change nos 2011 2016Click on graph to expand

The child populations of Glasgow’s neighbourhoods have changed considerably over the last 5 years.   The number of children in 25 of the 56 neighbourhoods has decreased. The biggest reductions have been in Sighthill, Roystonhill & Germiston (-453), Knightswood (-224), Drumchapel (-222) and Arden & Carnwadric.

In contrast, there have been increases in the number of children in over 30 neighbourhoods within the city.  The largest rise has been in greater Govan (+501), Govanhill (+540) and Parkhead & Dalmarnock (+725).

Percentage changes in numbers of children living in Glasgow's neighbourhoods in the period 2011-2016
pop children NH change   2011 2016
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The graph above highlights the percentage changes in the number of children by neighbourhood over the last 5 years. The three neighbourhoods that have had the largest percentage reductions in children were Sighthill, Roystonhill & Germiston (-26%), Corkerhill & North Pollok (-17%) and Arden & Carnwadric (-11%). In contrast, the largest percentage increases have been in Maryhill Road Corridor (+29%), City Centre & Merchant City (+48%) and Parkhead & Dalmarnock (+51%).  

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