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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will publish an estimate of the population of Scotland at 30th June, 1971.
Mr. Gordon Campbell
The Registrar General's estimate of the population of Scotland at 30th June, 1971, is 5,217,400. This estimate is based on the latest results of the 1971 Census of Population and takes account of available information on population movement between census day and mid-1971.