Islands

Isle of Wight Population 2021

The Isle of Wight population (2021) is 142,296. If we exclude the islands of Great Britain and Ireland, the Isle of Wight is the second largest island by population in the UK, after Portsea Island just across the water in Portsmouth. The Isle of...

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Orkney Population 2021

The population of Orkney in 2021 is 22,400. This is slightly lower than the population in neighbouring Shetland. The Orkney Flag The Orkney Islands are a collection of 70 islands ten kilometres off the north east coast of Scotland. Just 21 of the...

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Shetland Population 2021

The population of the Shetland Islands in 2021 is estimated to be 22,870. This is a slight decrease on the population recorded in the 2011 census, which was 23,167. Shetland is the name for a collection of around 300 islands in the North Atlantic...

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Arran Population 2021

The latest Isle of Arran population is 4,629. This data is from the 2011 census and shows a decrease in population of 429 people from 2001, when the population was 5,058. Arran is the sixth largest island in Scotland. Arran has a population density...

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Isle of Skye Population 2021

The latest Isle of Skye population is 13,143. This is based on data from 2017. The population on Skye is growing, and is projected to increase to almost 15,000 over the next 20-25 years. The Isle of Skye flag was adopted in 2020. Skye is the fourth...

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