beta

You're viewing our new website - find out more

Table 1.9: Age distribution of responding adult sample compared with 2015 mid-year population estimates for Scotland, by sex

Responding adults 2016
Age Health survey responding adult sample
At interview Biological module a Mid-2015 population estimate b
% % %
Men
16 to 24 9 9 14
25 to 34 11 15 16
35 to 44 14 14 15
45 to 54 18 16 18
55 to 64 19 17 16
65 to 74 18 19 12
75 plus 11 10 8
All men 44 43 48
Women
16 to 24 8 9 13
25 to 34 13 15 16
35 to 44 14 15 15
45 to 54 18 17 18
55 to 64 18 17 15
65 to 74 16 18 13
75 plus 12 9 11
All women 56 57 52
Bases:
Men 1894 418 2094
Women 2429 550 2264

a Only a sub-sample of adults were eligible to take part in the biological module. There was no biological module for the Health Board boost sample

b 2015 private household population for Scotland (Source: National Records of Scotland), base shown in thousands


Contact

Email: Julie Landsberg Julie Landsberg

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG