As a member of Scotland's Diaspora, you might find it useful to have access to a toolkit of material about Scotland and its people. The information that can be accessed below covers a range of topics, including basic information about the country, themed narratives on key topics and statistical information about Scotland's Diaspora.
For general information on Scotland such as population, official languages, and currency etc, please visit our Facts about Scotland page. For general information about the Scottish economy, please visit our Scottish Business and Economy page.
A Closer Look at Scotland provides headline statistics on all that Scotland has to offer in key sectors such as food & drink, higher education, renewables & energy and culture. Take a closer look to find out what makes Scotland a great place to live, work, visit, study, invest and do business in.
Developed with key stakeholders, the Scottish Government's International Narratives are here to help you communicate the right information, to any audience, on a variety of topics. The narratives can be used for any purpose including briefing spokespeople, preparing staff or creating documents.
Scotland's International Framework sets out our internationalisation agenda and objectives, setting the context for delivery. It outlines our ambition for Scotland, its people, businesses and institutions through four strategic international objectives: enhancing our global outlook, strengthening our relationships and partnerships, increasing our reputation and attractiveness, and engaging with the European Union.
Scotland's International Policy Statement sets out our priorites for international engagement and activity. It supports Scotland's International Framework and compliments our four strategic international objectives: enhancing our global outlook, strengthening our relationships and partnerships, increasing our reputation and attractiveness, and engaging with the European Union.
Scotland's Trade & Investment Strategy aims to drive a shift in mindset with increased global outlook and greater resilience to risk and give business the ability to compete and add the highest amount of value to goods and services.
Scotland's Diaspora and Overseas-Born Population provides insights into the current estimated size and geographical distributions of Scotland’s diaspora.