This page summarises information published by the City of Edinburgh Council’s planning and building standards department in January 2014. “Community Councils Area Profiles” summarises the 2011 Census with respect to people living within the boundaries of Old Town Community Council. The data is from the Census of the UK Population, undertaken in 2011. The next Census takes place in 2021. data zones across Scotland, 62 are specific to Old Town Community Council. They are all listed here. The following screenshots are taken from “Community Councils Area Profiles” and the analysis is based on information in the document. In 2011, there was an average of 23 people living in each hectare of the areas represented by Old Town Community Council. Therefore, our population density was closest to the areas represented by Community Councils in Corstorphine (21), Silverknowes (22), Longstone (24) and Murrayfield (24). As shown in the map at the top of this page, approximately half of the space in Old Town is non-residential. There are many
- public buildings: Palace of Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, National Museums of Scotland, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh Central Library, University of Edinburgh, Kirks, High Court)
- Edinburgh Waverley
- Parks : Princes Street Gardens, Holyrood Park
- Souvenir shops
- and more !