Civil Parishes

Population Change 1901 - 2011 by Civil Parish (persons present)
Parish 1901 1911 1921 1931 1951 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 2011 % Change 1901 to 2011

Barra

2,545

2,620

2,456

2,250

1,884

1,467

1,090

1,339

1,282

1,172

1,264 -50.3

Barvas

6,736

6,953

6,660

5,876

5,111

4,331

3,983

3,994

3,550

3,133

3,244 -51.8

Harris

5,271

5,449

5,276

4,468

3,991

3,284

2,885

2,780

2,418

2,120

2,054 -61.0

Lochs

4,733

4,750

4,396

3,849

3,111

2,456

2,167

2,319

1,957

1,814

1,810 -61.8

North Uist

3,891

3,677

3,223

2,827

2,221

1,925

1,722

1,727

1,649

1,521

1,481 -61.9

South Uist

5,516

5,383

4,844

4,236

3,764

3,997

3,871

4,451

4,120

3,200

3,227 -41.5

Stornoway

12,983

13,438

13,366

12,116

12,791

12,717

12,232

13,409

12,733

12,015

13,009 0.2

Uig

4,497

4,462

3,956

3,364

2,718

2,430

1,947

1,824

1,661

1,527

1,595 -64.5

(Source:National Records of Scotland )

Figures in bold italics indicate years, which showed a population increase