HC Deb 27 March 1975 vol 889 cc237-8W
Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is Scotland's population from the most recent figures available; and what per- centage of Great Britain's population is now resident in Scotland.

Mr. William Ross:

The estimated population of Scotland at 30th June 1974 was 5,226,400. This was 9.6 per cent. of the population of Great Britain.