• 1991 Census Information

    Some summary data from the 1991 Census in Uig (Kinlochroag to Breanish).

    Population 1991 416
    Population 1981 495
    Population 1971 555
       
    Aged 0-4 2%
    Aged 5-15 8%
    Aged 16-44 29%
    Aged 45-64 28%
    Aged 65+ 33%
       
    Economically Active 46%
    Economically Inactive 54%
    Unemployed in April 1991 14%
       
    Agriculture* 0%
    Energy/Water 11%
    Manufacturing 22%
    Services 56%
    (Based on 10% sample. *presumably excludes crofting)  
       
    Number of Households 180
    Number of Dwellings 220
    Average Household 2.31 persons
       
    Owner Occupied (1981) 1991 (92%) 81%
    Rented from Local Authority (5%) 7%
    Rented Privately (3%) 9%
    Other (0%) 2%
    Non-Permanent Dwelling (0%) 1%
       
    Gaelic Speakers 80%
    Car Ownership by Household 69%

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