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Key Facts

Between 1997 and 2017, the 25 to 44 age group in Shetland saw the largest percentage decrease (-18.9%) and the 65 to 74 age group saw the largest percentage increase (+63.8%). Shetland’s population is not predicted to fall over the next few years but the ageing demographic is a key area of focus for the IJB. The average life expectancy for both males and females is higher than the Scottish average.

Key Officials

Chief Officer: Simon Bokor-Ingram
Chair: Marjorie Williamson
Vice Chair: Allison Duncan

Latest News

Two-thirds of IJBs warning of budget deficits
Planned bailouts will still leave £30m black hole…
New health model plan for island
Healthcare facility proposal after joint project by Community Council and Health and Social Care Partnership…
Scotland’s care homes celebrated
Scottish Care’s celebration day highlights the positive part played by care homes across the country…

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