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Pensioners

Volume 450: debated on Tuesday 24 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many (a) male and (b) female pensioners there are in each parliamentary constituency in Scotland. (95774)

The number of male and female state pension claimants in each parliamentary constituency in Scotland is provided in the following table.

Thousand

Gender of claimant

Scotland

Total

Female

Male

Total

943.78

603.98

339.8

Aberdeen North

15.31

9.82

5.49

Aberdeen South

15.76

10.21

5.54

Airdrie and Shotts

13.78

8.97

4.81

Angus

17.67

11.19

6.47

Argyll and Bute

19.81

12.55

7.26

Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

20.41

12.89

7.52

Banff and Buchan

16.97

10.48

6.5

Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk

20.54

12.75

7.79

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross

12.44

7.79

4.65

Central Ayrshire

17.55

11.32

6.23

Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

14.59

9.46

5.13

Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East

13.66

8.8

4.86

Dumfries and Galloway

22.19

13.79

8.4

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale

18.44

11.46

6.98

Dundee East

17.04

10.89

6.15

Dundee West

16.34

10.43

5.91

Dunfermline and West Fife

15.54

9.92

5.62

East Dunbartonshire

17.61

11.13

6.48

East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow

18.49

11.93

6.55

East Lothian

18.53

11.73

6.79

East Renfrewshire

17.23

11.14

6.09

Edinburgh East

14.2

9.13

5.07

Edinburgh North and Leith

13.44

8.78

4.66

Edinburgh South

14.44

9.54

4.9

Edinburgh South West

14.34

9.25

5.08

Edinburgh West

18.64

11.84

6.8

Falkirk

18.31

11.7

6.6

Glasgow Central

10.69

6.78

3.91

Glasgow East

14.99

9.82

5.17

Glasgow North

9.06

5.91

3.15

Glasgow North East

15.34

10.07

5.26

Glasgow North West

14.64

9.83

4.81

Glasgow South

14.62

9.69

4.93

Glasgow South West

14.45

9.61

4.85

Glenrothes

15.99

10.16

5.83

Gordon

15.25

9.53

5.73

Inverclyde

15.93

10.41

5.52

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

17.36

11.06

6.3

Kilmarnock and Loudoun

17.74

11.34

6.39

Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

18.58

11.87

6.71

Lanark and Hamilton East

18.27

11.81

6.45

Linlithgow and East Falkirk

18.38

11.69

6.69

Livingston

13.98

8.94

5.04

Midlothian

14.53

9.23

5.3

Moray

17.28

10.81

6.47

Motherwell and Wishaw

15.73

10.15

5.58

Na h-Eileanan An Iar

6

3.83

2.17

North Ayrshire and Arran

19.68

12.63

7.05

North East Fife

16.91

10.71

6.19

Ochil and South Perthshire

18.63

11.72

6.91

Orkney and Shetland

7.88

4.95

2.93

Paisley and Renfrewshire North

15.57

9.95

5.61

Paisley and Renfrewshire South

16.3

10.55

5.75

Perth and North Perthshire

20.07

12.71

7.36

Ross, Skye and Lochaber

13.18

8.34

4.84

Rutherglen and Hamilton West

17

11.2

5.8

Stirling

15.98

10.15

5.83

West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine

13.99

8.7

5.28

West Dunbartonshire

16.55

10.91

5.64