The Catholic Church in Scotland

Some statistics (based on returns published in the Catholic Directory for Scotland 2010):

Estimated Population of Scotland (2008) - 5,168,500

Estimated Catholic Population - 667,017

Total number of priests - 740

Number of Dioceses - 8

Number of Parishes - 452

Baptisms in 2008 - 8270

Marriages in 2008 - 1949

Average weekly Mass attendance - 185,608

Parishes by Diocese Map
Map Key

Key to the Map of the Dioceses

Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh
Diocese of Aberdeen
Diocese of Argyll and the Isles
Diocese of Dunkeld
Diocese of Galloway
Archdiocese of Glasgow
Diocese of Motherwell
Diocese of Paisley
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