Byer i Skotland

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Dette er en liste over byer i Skotland med et indbyggertal på mere end 15.000 personer, rangeret efter indbyggertal baseret på tal fra National Records of Scotland.

Den er delt i to sektioner. Den første er selvstændige byer ("Localities") som alle ligger i samme council area, mens den anden del er byområder ("Settlements"), der kan ligge i et eller flere council areas. I 2020 var der 656 localities og 514 settlements i Skotland.[1]

Localities[redigér | rediger kildetekst]

I Skotland er en locality et befolket området med samme postnummer og et befolkningstal på mindst 500 personer.[2] Der er 52 localities med et befolkningstal på over 15.000 på listen nedenfor.[1]

Glasgow er Skotlands største by og samtidig er Greater Glasgow det største byområde.
Paisley er den femte mestbefolkede by og den største "town" efter befolkningstal.
Stirling er den mindste af Skotlands cities.
Kilmarnock er den 14.-største by i Skotland, go den største i East Ayrshire.
Edinburgh, hovedstaden, er den næststørste by og byområde.
Aberdeen er både den tredjestørste by og byområde.
Rang By
("Locality")
Beflkning Status Council area
1 Glasgow 632.350 City Glasgow City
2 Edinburgh 506.520 City City of Edinburgh
3 Aberdeen 198.590 City Aberdeen City
4 Dundee 148.210 City Dundee City
5 Paisley 77.270 Town[3] Renfrewshire
6 East Kilbride 75.310 Town South Lanarkshire
7 Livingston 56.840 Town West Lothian
8 Dunfermline 54.990 City[4] Fife
9 Hamilton 54.480 Town South Lanarkshire
10 Cumbernauld 50.530 Town North Lanarkshire
11 Kirkcaldy 50.370 Town Fife
12 Inverness 47.790 City Highland
13 Perth 47.350 City[5] Perth and Kinross
14 Kilmarnock 46.970 Town East Ayrshire
15 Ayr 46.260 Town South Ayrshire
16 Coatbridge 43.950 Town North Lanarkshire
17 Greenock 41.280 Town Inverclyde
18 Glenrothes 38.360 Town Fife
19 Stirling 37.910 City Stirling
20 Airdrie 36.390 Town North Lanarkshire
21 Falkirk 35.590 Town Falkirk
22 Irvine 34.130 Town North Ayrshire
23 Dumfries 33.470 Town Dumfries and Galloway
24 Motherwell 32.840 Town North Lanarkshire
25 Rutherglen 30.950 Town South Lanarkshire
26 Cambuslang 30.790 Town South Lanarkshire
27 Wishaw 30.050 Town North Lanarkshire
28 Bearsden 28.470 Town East Dunbartonshire
29 Newton Mearns 28.210 Town East Renfrewshire
30 Clydebank 25.620 Town West Dunbartonshire
31 Elgin 25.040 Town[3] Moray
32 Renfrew 24.270 Town Renfrewshire
33 Bishopbriggs 23.680 Town East Dunbartonshire
34 Bathgate 23.600 Town West Lothian
35 Arbroath 23.500 Town Angus
36 Kirkintilloch 21.870 Town East Dunbartonshire
37 Musselburgh 21.100 Town East Lothian
38 Dumbarton 20.480 Town West Dunbartonshire
39 Bellshill 19.700 Town North Lanarkshire
40 Peterhead 19.060 Town Aberdeenshire
41 St Andrews 18.410 Town Fife
42 Bonnyrigg 18.320 Town Midlothian
43 Barrhead 17.890 Town East Renfrewshire
44 Blantyre 16.800 Town South Lanarkshire
45 Penicuik 16.150 Town Midlothian
46 Grangemouth 16.120 Town Falkirk
47 Kilwinning 16.100 Town North Ayrshire
48 Broxburn 15.970 Town West Lothian
49 Johnstone 15.930 Town Renfrewshire
50 Viewpark 15.830 Town North Lanarkshire
51 Larkhall 15.030 Town South Lanarkshire
52 Erskine 15.010 Town Renfrewshire

Settlements[redigér | rediger kildetekst]

I Skotland er en settlement et "samling af postnumre med høj densitet, der er omgivet af postnumre med lav densitet, hvis befolkningstal er mindst 500". Der er 44 settlements med en befolkning på mere end 15.000 i listen nedenfor.[1]

Rang Byområde Befolkningstal Localities Council areas
1 Greater Glasgow 1.028.220 Barrhead, Bearsden, Bishopbriggs, Bowling, Brookfield, Busby, Cambuslang, Clarkston, Clydebank, Duntocher & Hardgate, Elderslie, Faifley, Giffnock, Glasgow, Johnstone, Kilbarchan, Linwood, Milngavie, Netherlee, Newton Mearns, Old Kilpatrick, Paisley, Renfrew, Rutherglen, Stamperland, Stepps, Thornliebank Glasgow City,[a] East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire
2 Edinburgh 530.990 Edinburgh, Musselburgh, Wallyford City of Edinburgh,[b] East Lothian
3 Aberdeen 220.690 Aberdeen, Cove Bay, Dyce, Milltimber, Peterculter Aberdeen City[c]
4 Dundee 158.820 Dundee, Monifieth, Invergowrie Dundee City, Angus, Perth and Kinross
5 Motherwell & Wishaw 125.610 Bellshill, Carfin, Holytown, Motherwell, New Stevenston, Newarthill, Newmains, Viewpark, Wishaw North Lanarkshire
6 Falkirk 103.380 Brightons, Carron, Carronshore, Falkirk[d], Grangemouth, Larbert, Laurieston, Maddiston, Polmont, Redding, Reddingmuirhead, Rumford, Stenhousemuir, Wallacestone, Westquarter Falkirk
7 Coatbridge & Airdrie[e] 90.690 Airdrie, Bargeddie, Chapelhall, Coatbridge North Lanarkshire
8 Hamilton 84.450 Blantyre, Bothwell, Hamilton, Uddingston South Lanarkshire
9 Dunfermline 76.210 Crossgates, Dunfermline, Inverkeithing, Rosyth Fife
10 East Kilbride 75.310 East Kilbride South Lanarkshire
11 Livingston 65.770 Livingston, Mid Calder, Polbeth, West Calder West Lothian
12 Greenock 65.690 Gourock, Greenock, Port Glasgow Inverclyde
13 Inverness 63.730 Balloch, Culloden, Milton of Leys, Inverness, Smithton, Westhill Highland
14 Ayr 62.270 Ayr, Monkton, Prestwick South Ayrshire
15 Bonnyrigg, Dalkeith & Gorebridge 54.940 Bonnyrigg, Dalkeith, Gorebridge, Mayfield,[f] Newbattle Midlothian
16 Cumbernauld 52.420 Croy, Cumbernauld North Lanarkshire
17 Kilmarnock 51.370 Crookedholm, Hurlford, Kilmarnock East Ayrshire
18 Kirkcaldy 50.370 Kirkcaldy & Dysart Fife
19 Stirling 49.950 Bannockburn, Bridge of Allan, Stirling Stirling
20 Perth 47.350 Perth Perth and Kinross
21 Glenrothes 44.760 Coaltown of Balgonie, Glenrothes, Leslie, Markinch, Thornton Fife
22 Irvine 37.580 Dreghorn, Irvine North Ayrshire
23 Dumfries 34.040 Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway
24 Saltcoats[g] 31.800 Ardrossan, Saltcoats, Stevenston North Ayrshire
25 Methil, Leven & Buckhaven[h] 30.730 Buckhaven, Kennoway, Leven, Methil, Windygates Fife
26 Kirkintilloch 29.960 Kirkintilloch, Lenzie East Dunbartonshire
27 Bathgate 29.330 Bathgate, Blackburn West Lothian
28 Bonnybridge[i] 25.710 Banknock, Bonnybridge, Denny, Dennyloanhead, Dunipace, Greenhill, Haggs, Head of Muir, High Bonnybridge, Longcroft Falkirk
29 Elgin 25.040 Elgin Moray
30 Vale of Leven 24.130 Alexandria, Balloch & Haldane, Bonhill, Renton West Dunbartonshire
31 Arbroath 23.500 Arbroath Angus
32 Dumbarton 21.030 Dumbarton, Milton West Dunbartonshire
33 Alloa 20.750 Alloa, Sauchie Clackmannanshire
34 Cowdenbeath 19.330 Cowdenbeath, Lochgelly, Lumphinnans Fife
35 Peterhead 19.060 Peterhead Aberdeenshire
36 St Andrews 18.410 St Andrews Fife
37 Erskine 16.830 Erskine, Inchinnan Renfrewshire
38 Larkhall 16.400 Ashgill, Larkhall South Lanarkshire
39 Penicuik 16.150 Penicuik Midlothian
40 Kilwinning 16.100 Kilwinning North Ayrshire
41 Broxburn 15.970 Broxburn West Lothian
42 Galashiels 15.490 Galashiels, Langlee, Tweedbank Scottish Borders
43 Helensburgh 15.160 Helensburgh, Rhu Argyll and Bute

Noter[redigér | rediger kildetekst]

  1. ^ Inkluderer ikke Carmunnock eller Gartloch.
  2. ^ Inkluderer ikke Kirkliston, Newbridge & Ratho Station, Ratho or South Queensferry.
  3. ^ Inkluderer ikke Kingswells.
  4. ^ Inkluderer ikke Glen Village/Hallglen.
  5. ^ Ofte omtalt samlet som Monklands men ikke hos NRS.
  6. ^ Mayfield med Easthouses og Newtongrange
  7. ^ Ofte omtalt som Three Towns men ikke hos NRS.
  8. ^ Ofte omtalt som Levenmouth men ikke hos NRS.
  9. ^ Denny er byområdets største by, men NRS har valgt at navngive byområdet Bonnybridge.

Referencer[redigér | rediger kildetekst]

  1. ^ a b c Data Tables [Mid-2020 Population Estimates for Settlements and Localities in Scotland], National Records of Scotland, 31 March 2022. Retrieved 1 April 2022
  2. ^ "NRS – Background Information Settlements and Localities" (PDF). National Records of Scotland. Hentet 17. februar 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Department of Constitutional Affairs". Hentet 9. september 2009.
  4. ^ "Dunfermline is now officially a city". Dunfermline Press. 19. maj 2022. Hentet 20. maj 2022. ‘Letters Patent’ will now be prepared which will confer each of the awards formally and will be presented to winners later in the year.
  5. ^ "Perth wins Diamond Jubilee contest to be named seventh Scottish city". BBC News. 14. marts 2012.