People Group Info
Total Population: 855,000ROP3 Code: 108778
IMB Affinity Group: European Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Anglo-Celt
Language: English - (eng)
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
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.