Elgin Population 2018

Elgin is a city that is located in Scotland. It is the 34th most populous city in the country with a population of 23,128. The city is the commercial and administrative center for the Moray council area. The city was once a cathedral city and Royal Burgh. Today, it is home to Royal Air Force stations where many residents are employed and which contributes greatly to Elgin’s economy.

There are slightly more females than males according census data. Over 31% of residents fall within the 25 to 44 age range and over 20% of residents are 15 years old or younger. The majority of residents follow the Church of Scotland, and there are also groups of residents that are Roman Catholic or follow other forms of Christianity. Over 33% of the population do not follow a set religion. The major ethnic group is White Scottish, making up over 83% of the total population. There are also populations of White British, White Irish, Chinese, Pakistani, Indian, Black Scottish and African residents. The population of Elgin was recorded in the 2001 Census as 20,929, showing that there has been growth throughout the years which is expected to continue for the city.