Economy introduction

Scotland's economy

Scotland is a wealthy and competitive economy, founded on the skills and innovation of its people and businesses.

Scotland has strengths in a diverse range of sectors including Food and Drink, Financial and Business Services, Life Sciences, Energy, Tourism and Creative Industries. Scotland also has a global reputation for manufacturing excellence, and innovative new technology sectors.

Economy sub section

  • Publications

    Recent publications relating to the Scottish economy

  • Statistics

    The latest Scottish Government statistics on the economy

  • Government Economists

    Brief overview of the role of economists within the Scottish Government.