Economy introduction

Scotland's economy

Scotland is a modern, open economy and is rich in economic potential and natural resources. Our broad industrial base includes core industries such as Financial and Business Services, Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy, Food and Drink, Life Sciences, Sustainable Tourism, Universities and the Creative Industries.

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.

  • Digital Scotland

    Ensuring Scotland takes full avantage of the opportunities of the digital age.