Ended the day with a tour of North Uist/Uibhist A Tuath
This change was not spread evenly across age groups which is illustrated in the figure above.
In 2001, 17 per cent of the population was aged between 60 and 74 years old, with a further 8 per cent aged 75 years and over. In 2011, these had increased to 23 percent aged between 60 and 74 and 11 per cent aged 75 year and over.
In order to understand this change, it is necessary to look at statistics on migration and mortality statistics.
Some other key census 2011 stats on Benbecula / Beinn Na Faoghla
There are 629 occupied households , 100 unoccupied household spaces which are second or holiday home, and 16 unoccupied household spaces which are vacant
28 per cent of people aged 16 and over living in households are single
62 per cent of people aged 3 and over can speak Gaelic
49 per cent of people aged 3 and over speak Gaelic at home
5 per cent of people stated their religion as Roman Catholic
53 per cent of people aged 16 to 74 are employed full-time or part-time
12 per cent of people aged 16 to 74 are self-employed