Scotland's 2022 census
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Census information for East Ayrshire
East Ayrshire population
The population of East Ayrshire in 2020 was estimated to be 121,600, of which there were 58,943 males and 62,657 females.
More detailed information on East Ayrshire settlement population can be found at East Ayrshire by Numbers.
Population data is gathered to assist service planning within the Council and to provide information for members of the public and the business community. The mid year estimate of population is updated each year and population projections are also prepared every two years by the National Records of Scotland (NRS).
Census of population
Older population figures including Census of Population can be obtained from the National Records of Scotland: Census.