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[1] National Records for Scotland (NRS), Mid-Year Population Estimates, Scotland, mid-2019 (PDF).

[2] 2019 Population Estimates Briefing Note, Aberdeen City Council (PDF).

[3] National Records for Scotland, Mid-Year Population Estimates, Mid-2018-19, published April 2020 (PDF).

[4] SPICe Briefing: Ethnicity and Employment, Suzi Macpherson, 09 June 2015.

[4] Scotland’s Census 2011, Table KS201SC.

[6] Vaccination Uptake: Individuals in receipt of dose 1 of COVID-19 vaccine up to and including 25 May 2021.

[7] NRS, Population by Country of Birth and Nationality in Scotland, by Council Area, 2020.

[8] ONS, Estimated Population by Council Area, Country of Birth and Ethnicity, 2004 to 2020 (xlsx).
This table includes ‘white’ people born outside the UK and ‘colour coded’ ethnic minorities.

[9] Scotland’s Census 2011, Table QS203SC; Country of Birth (xls).

[10] National Records for Scotland, Vital Events Reference Tables 2019, 2017, 2012, 2007, Section 3: Birth (xlsx).

[11] Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) statistics, 2017-2020.

[12] Scotland’s Census 2011, Table LC2207SC.