Scots of Europe

People Group Info

Total Population: 855,000

ROP3 Code: 108778
IMB Affinity Group: European Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Anglo-Celt
Language: English - (eng)
Religion: Non-Religious
Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Majority Located Where

  Leeds-Bradford, United Kingdom - 15,600

England (795,000), France (45,000), Poland (15,000), Isle of Man (2,403)

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Brief Profile

Scots people are from their native Scotland with the majority residing in the United Kingdom and with the majority speaking English.

The Scottish diaspora is influenced by industrial decline and unemployment resulting in Scots being found throughout the world.

Large populations of Scots reside in North America, Australia and New Zealand. They are also found in the many European countries, with the majority in England.

In the majority of cases, they took with them their Scottish languages and culture.

For Scots, their religious identity runs the gamult of adhering to Roman Catholicism, the Church of Scotland, or being Presbyterian. However, the majority claim no-religion as their preference.

Prayer Points

  • Pray evangelicals who reside near Scots will become their friends and share the difference Christ makes in their lives.
  • Pray God will work in the hearts and minds of Scots to understand that an abundant life is found in following Jesus Christ.
  • Pray evangelical Scots will boldly share their faith with other Scots and also obey the Great Commission by sharing the message with other people groups who have not heard or understand the message of Christ


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StatusCountry City Metro Area Name Baseline Population
United KingdomLeedsLeeds-Bradford15,600