Lambhill and Milton

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Lambhill and Milton

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Lambhill and Milton is a neighbourhood in the north west of Glasgow with a population of 13,481.


Neighbourhood comparisons with Glasgow

Women in Lambhill and Milton live, on average, seven years longer than men. Life expectancy for both males and females is slightly lower than the Glasgow average. A high percentage of young people are not in education, employment or training and the proportion of children living in poverty is considerably higher than the Glasgow average. A very high percentage of the population live within 500 metres of derelict or vacant land (97%) and single parent households make up 51% of all households with dependent children.

7Lambhill and Milton   SpineNeighbourhood trends
7Lambhill and Milton   Charts1
Life expectancy for males has risen in recent years but has only increased modestly for females in Lambhill and Milton. Life expectancy for males and females has remained slightly below the Glasgow average in recent years.

7Lambhill and Milton   Charts2
The population in Lambhill and Milton decreased by 6% between 1996 and 2012, reflecting population decreases across all age groups. The percentage of the total neighbourhood population from a minority ethnic group increased slightly from 2% in 2001 to 4% in 2011, a rate which is lower than the Glasgow average and one of the lowest rates of all the neighbourhoods in Glasgow.


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An Excel workbook containing the data used in all of the profiles can be downloaded here. This workbook also includes alternative output formats and further breakdowns of some of the variables.

1. Data sources: Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) 2012, Census 2011, Census 2001, HMRC, NOMIS, National Records of Scotland (NRS) and Scottish Government.
2. Populations presented in the population trend chart and used to calculate life expectancy estimates are taken from NRS small area population estimates and are based on: the 2001 census for the years 1996 - 2001; both the 2001 and 2011 census for the years 2002 - 2010; and the 2011 census for the years 2011-2012.
3. The Income deprivation and Employment deprivation indicators are derived from SIMD 2012, more information on this deprivation index can be found at:
4. Life expectancies are calculated based on population estimates and death registrations. 95% confidence intervals have been added on the graphs to give an indication of their accuracy. The x-axes of the life expectancy graphs give the mid-year for each life expectancy estimate e.g. 2010 represents the life expectancy estimate for the period 2008 – 2012.

Glasgow City Council have also produced neighbourhood profiles based on data from the 2011 Census 2011 which can be accessed via this link.