§ Mr. Barry Field
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the population of(a) Orkney, (b) Shetland, (c) Islay, (d) Jura, (e) Colonsay and (f) Mull; how many people are considered to be economically active on each of these islands.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
Figures from the 1991 census of population are not yet available. The most recent figures are from the 1981 census and are given in the table.
Area Residents Residents economically active Orkney 18,425 8,156 Shetland 22,768 10,957 Colonsay 134 57 Islay 3,792 1,636 Jura 224 97 Mull 2,196 963