Highland profile - key facts and figures

Households and housing

The latest household estimates and projections for Highland are available on the National Records of Scotland website.

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Highlights include:

  • In the period from 2001 to 2018, the number of households has increased 21.5 per cent (compared to 12.9 per cent for Scotland overall)
  • Between 2016 and 2026, the number of households in Highland is projected to increase by 5.0 per cent (compared to 6.4 per cent for Scotland overall)
  • In 2016, the household type with the highest number of households was the two adult group with 37,439 households (closely followed by one adult at 35,960 households)