Businesses in Forfar


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 18%
 Industry: 16.7%
 Professional Services: 8.4%
 Home Services: 8.3%
 Restaurants: 7.6%
 Hotels & Travel: 6.5%
 Food: 6.3%
 Other: 28.2%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts104.40.8
Car repair2412.6 years4.52.0
Beauty salons194.61.6
Government agencies104.40.8
Primary and elementary schools104.20.8
Loan companies123.81.0
Grocery stores and supermarkets11815.2 years4.39.8
Street vendors134.21.1
Electrical installation115.00.9
General contractors4319.2 years4.23.6
Kitchen and bath cabinets and remodel100.8
Real estate104.10.8
Bed and breakfasts104.60.8
Hotels and motels134.21.1
Other accommodation284.42.3
Construction of buildings184.41.5
Other membership organizations214.41.7
Tractors and farm equipment9525.2 years4.37.9
Health and medical222.51.8
Lawyers legal124.11.0
Technical construction services243.62.0
Bars, pubs and taverns164.11.3
Clothing stores124.81.0
Electronics stores134.41.1
Hardware stores224.31.8
Household appliances and goods264.32.2
Shopping other224.51.8
Public parks134.41.1
Sports clubs144.41.2
Area of Forfar, Scotland7.5 km²
Male Population5,772 (47.8%)
Female Population6,294 (52.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +12.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +8.8%
Median Age43.9
Male Median Age42.6
Female Median Age45
Area Codes1307
NeighborhoodsForfar, Glamis, Inverarity, Kingsmuir, Letham, Town Centre
Local TimeWednesday 4:01 AM
TimezoneBritish Summer Time
Lat & Lng56.64382° / -2.89001°
Postal CodesDD8

Forfar, Scotland - Map

Forfar, Scotland Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,435 / km²1,446 / km²1,487 / km²1,618 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forfar Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 8.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Forfar, Scotland+12.8%+11.9%+8.8%
United Kingdom+15.2%+13.3%+9.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forfar, Scotland Median Age

Median Age: 43.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Forfar, Scotland43.9 years45 years42.6 years
Angus44.1 years45.1 years43 years
United Kingdom39.6 years40.6 years38.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Forfar, Scotland Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5307340647
85 Plus127254381
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Forfar, Scotland Population Density

Population Density: 1,618 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Forfar, Scotland12,0677.5 km²1,618 / km²
Angus119,2562,205.7 km²54.1 / km²
United Kingdom64.5 million247,916.6 km²260.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Forfar, Scotland Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Forfar
 Letham: 32.4%
 Town Centre: 12.5%
 Glamis: 5.7%
 Other: 49.4%

Business distribution by price for Forfar, Scotland

 Inexpensive: 64.5%
 Moderate: 29%
 Expensive: 6.5%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Forfar, Scotland CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Forfar, Scotland151,918 t12.6 t20,374 t/km²
Angus1,496,571 t12.5 t678.5 t/km²
United Kingdom735,672,543 t11.4 t2,967 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Forfar, Scotland CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)151,918 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita12.6 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)20,374 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Forfar, Scotland

/ˈfɔːrfər/ (Scots: Farfar, Scottish Gaelic: Baile Fharfair) is the county town of Angus, Scotland and the administrative centre for Angus Council. Its population is 14, Castle dates from the Roman occupation, and was held by the Picts and then the..  ︎  Forfar Wikipedia Page

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