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Aberdeen Stats and Facts
Many online sources provide statistical or factual information about various aspects of the city of Aberdeen. Some of these links set out below are to general UK or Scottish websites - they have been chosen because they allow you to narrow your search to the Aberdeen area.
Aberdeen City Council - Information & Publications
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|Behind the Granite - Aberdeen Key Facts 2013||Behind the Granite contains statistical information on Aberdeen, covering a wide range of topics. While the focus of the booklet is Aberdeen, some comparative information is also presented for other areas.|
|2011 Census Information||A great deal of detailed information was collected in the 2011 census. A separate webpage has been created that contains summaries of the latest data for Aberdeen.|
|Aberdeen City and Shire Economic Future||
Aberdeen City and Shire Economic Future (ACSEF) is a joint public and private sector initiative whose main aim is to achieve strong economic growth for the area. The 'Key Statistics' section of the ACSEF website has around 60 sheets with brief statistical information on a wide range of socio-economic topics. The 'Reports' section contains the latest economic reviews and reports for the City and Shire area.
|Published Annually this guide lists companies that are operating from major industrial areas in Aberdeen.|
|Demographic Fact Sheet||The National Records of Scotland has produced demographic fact sheets for all 32 Scottish Council areas. The latest fact sheet for Aberdeen City contains information on population, births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships, and households and dwellings.|
|It's a fact!||Things you might not know about Aberdeen!|
Population Estimates for Aberdeen City - single year age bands.
|2011 Population Estimates - Neighbourhoods||
Population estimates for Aberdeen's 37 neighbourhoods, disaggregated by 5-year age groups. Based on data zone population estimates produced by the National Records of Scotland.
|2011 Population Estimates - Multi Member Wards||Population estimates for Aberdeen's 13 wards, disaggregated by 5-year age groups.|
|Assessment of 2008-based GRO'S Projections||This report contains an assessment of the 2008-based population and household projections produced by the General Register Office for Scotland.|
|School Roll Forecasts 2012 Based||School roll forecasts for the 2013-2020 period for all Local Authority primary and secondary schools in Aberdeen.|
|Aberdeen City: Children and Young People's Audit 2012-2013||Annual audit which provides robust information about the position of children and young people in Aberdeen. The purpose of the audit is to ensure that the Aberdeen Integrated Children's Services Partnership has the information it needs to plan and deliver services for children and young people and their families.|
|Businesses in Aberdeen City & Shire||2013/08||A summary of the Aberdeen City & Shire data from Businesses in Scotland 2013. Analyses number of enterprises, together with their workforce and turnover.|
|Migrant Workers in Aberdeen City and Shire||2013/07||This paper looks at the inflow of migrant workers to the Aberdeen City and Shire area. It uses two key data sources: National Insurance Number Registrations and the annual Pupils in Scotland Census.|
|Migration Report, Aberdeen||2013/06||This paper looks at in and out migration to Aberdeen between June 2011 and June 2012, together with historical data back to 1981/82.|
|Population Report, Aberdeen City and Shire||2013/05||Analysis of the 2012 population estimates. Includes information on age structure, historical trends and neighbourhood populations. This updates and replaces Briefing Paper 2012/02.|
|Economic Output in Aberdeen City & Shire||2013/04||A summary of the official economic output data for Aberdeen City & Shire as measured by Gross Value Added (GVA) and Gross Domestic Product (GDP).|
|Unemployment in Aberdeen||2013/03||A summary of unemployment trends in Aberdeen, including information on the age of claimants, the duration of unemployment and comparisons with other parts of Scotland.|
|Income and Earnings in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire||2013/02||This briefing paper looks at some of the key issues surrounding income and earnings in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.The information in this paper has been extracted from the Scottish Household Survey (SHS), Income and Poverty modelled estimates and Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE).|
|2013/01||Analysis of the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) 2012.|
|Older People in Aberdeen||2012/05||Demographic information relating to Aberdeen's 65+ population. Includes comparisons with other council areas in Scotland.|
|Household Projections Aberdeen City and Shire||2012/04||Summary of the 2010-based household projections for Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire, published by the National Records of Scotland on 14 June 2012.|
|A Gender Audit of Statistics in Aberdeen: Comparing the position of Men & Women||2012/03||This briefing paper compares the position of men and women and boys and girls in Aberdeen. It looks at a range of factors: for example, population, households & families, education & training, labour market & earnings, transport, crime and justice, participation in political life and health.|
|Population Projections Aberdeen City and Shire||2012/01||Summary of the 2010-based population projections for Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire, published by National Records of Scotland on 29 February 2012.|
|Corporate Sector in Aberdeen City & Shire||2011/05||A summary of the Aberdeen City & Shire data from Scottish Corporate Sector Statistics 2011. Analyses number of enterprises, together with their workforce and turnover.|
|The Importance of the Energy Sector to Aberdeen City and Shire||2010/02||This paper examines the impact of the energy sector on the Aberdeen City and Shire area. A range of factors are assessed - the economy, labour market, population and infrastructure.|
|Feedback Form||If you would like to provide feedback on any of the documents listed above, please click on the Feedback Form link.|
|www.rgu.ac.uk/||Robert Gordon University|
|Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics||
Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics provides figures on Scotland's local areas for local authorities, electoral wards, and postcodes. It provides information on health, education, poverty, unemployment, housing, population, crime and social/community issues.
*If you don't know which ward you're in, you can find out by using the election-maps website (see instructions on how to use this site at the bottom of the page).
||This section of the Scottish Government website gives users links to ScotStat, Statbase (part of the Office for National Statistics site), Envonline (Scottish Environmental Statistics online), news of forthcoming statistical releases, and other Scottish statistical information.|
|Health Online||This is the homepage of NHS Scotland's Information Services.|
|Weather Statistics||Aberdeen City Council website offers a four-day weather forecast but if you require statistical information about the weather over a year, try this site, which allows you to view climate statistics in different formats by limiting searches to city, month, etc.|
Election-map website instructions
How to use the election-maps website to find out which ward you live in:
1. On the front page, choose 'local authority area' and type in 'Aberdeen City'. This will cause the words 'Aberdeen City' to appear in a box at the bottom of the page. Click on the command 'go' next to this box - this will return an overview map of Aberdeen and a more detailed map. Next, either
2. Select 'Ward' from the list of options on the right-hand side (by clicking on the empty box alongside, so that a tick appears in it), and type your postcode into the box on the top left of the page. Then click on 'go' next to the postcode map or else click on the words 'Refresh Map' on the right of the page. Your area and ward name will appear on the map. If you don't know your postcode, you can find out by using the Royal Mail Postcode Finder website.
3. Use the maps to select the area in which you live: the detailed map goes right down to individual street level. (You can switch the overview map off once you don't need it any longer.) When you're on the part of the map that shows your street or neighbourhood, choose 'Ward' from the list of options on the right-hand side (by clicking on the empty box alongside, so that a tick appears in it). Next, click on the map itself or else click on the words 'Refresh Map' on the right of the page. The ward name will then appear on the part of the map you're in.
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