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Orkney Islands

Council Area in Scotland (United Kingdom)

Contents: Population

The population development of Orkney Islands as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

Orkney IslandsCouncil Area19,18219,52019,22021,42022,540
Great Britain and Northern IrelandUnited Kingdom56,357,50057,438,70059,113,00063,285,14566,980,000

Source: UK National Statistics (web).

Explanation: For Scotland, the 2021 figures refer to mid-2021 population estimates.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2021)
Males11,204
Females11,336
Age Groups (C 2021)
0-17 years4,004
18-64 years12,996
65+ years5,540
Age Distribution (C 2021)
0-9 years2,057
10-19 years2,359
20-29 years2,147
30-39 years2,566
40-49 years2,594
50-59 years3,596
60-69 years3,176
70-79 years2,620
80-89 years1,176
90+ years249

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