Dunfermline Area

The City of Dunfermline area covers 37.3km2 (2.7% of Fife). It has a population of 55,451 (15% of our total). The population in this area is predicted to increase 29% by 2036 however, in the same period, the number of older people is set to increase by 69%, from 8,936 to15,102.

The population has grown significantly in a short time and there is local concern that this could lead to a less connected community. And the ageing profile of the population raises concerns about primary care services. The main priority identified was promoting business and tourism; making the most of existing potential.

People particularly want to see improvements in: work and economy; traffic and parking.

Read the full report from the City of Dunfermline local strategic assessment

The Plan 4 Dunfermline was approved at Local Area Committee in May 2019.

Click here to view the Plan 4 Dunfermline.

Community Led Action Plans

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust have worked with communities to develop and implement local plans through their coalfields-community-futures programme. To find out more about these please check out the plan for your area and get further information on how to get involved.

Know City of Dunfermline Area

Key research reports about the area:

Find out more at know.fife.scot

What's on your doorstep?

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