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The primary aim of official statistics in Scotland is to provide an accurate and up-to-date picture of the economy and society. All official statistics produced by Scottish Government are freely available under the Open Government Licence (OGL) as Crown Copyright.

Information on the type, title, date of publication and contact details for our year-ahead schedule of publications can be found at Forthcoming Publications


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Open Data & Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics

statistics.gov.scot is a new site for publishing the data behind our official statistics in Scotland. You can access data by theme, organisation or geography. You can also search for datasets, places or enter your postcode to find data about your local area. The data can be viewed as tables, maps and charts or downloaded in various formats. Please note that we are no longer maintaining the Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS) site.

Get in touch with us on Twitter, or email us.

Join the ScotStat Network

ScotStat is a network for users and providers of Scottish Official Statistics. It aims to improve communication amongst those interested in particular statistics and facilitate the setting up of working groups on specific statistical issues.

Now you can get in touch with us on Twitter too: @scotstat