Highland profile - key facts and figures

Households and housing

Household Type (as percentage of all households in area)

Highland

 Scotland

1 adult: male

 15.0

 16.4

1 adult: female

17.9 

 19.2

1 adult, 1+ children

 5.6

  6.5

2 adults

 34.0

  30.6

2+ adults, 1+ children

19.5 

  18.7

3+ adults

7.9 

  8.6

Total Households (100%)

103,706

2,387,207

Source: NRS & Highland Council Household Estimates 2012

Household projections


  2012

 2022

 2037

 % Change 2012 to 2022

 % Change 2012 to 2037

Highland 

103,706

 111,416

120,149

7.4

15.9 

Scotland

2,387,207

2,565,377

 2,782,774

7.5

16.9 

Source: NRS & Highland Council Household Projections, 2012 based

New House Building - number of new houses built 


 Affordable (1) Open Market All Completions (2)

2003-04

139

1,138

1,277

2004-05

131

1,193

1,324

2005-06

 145

 1,220

1,365

2006-07

 265

 1,496

 1,761

2007-08

375

 1,470

 1,845

2008-09

403

1,165

1,568

2009-10

368

751

1,119

2010-11

526

673

1,199

2011-12

304

753

1,057

2012-13

 214

 618

832

2013-14

182

710

892

Source: 1) Scottish Government 2) Highland Council

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