Business Statistics In-depth
Business, Enterprise and Energy Statistics
The Business, Enterprise and Energy statistics pages provide statistics, analysis and research on: Scottish business stock; business financial performance; R&D and innovation; and energy generation.
You can browse our Publications list for specific information, or use the High Level Trends to view a brief overview of some of our key statistics.
If you can't find what you're looking for, use the search tools on the Search Statistics page or contact us directly for more information.
The Statistical News Releases page includes those releases related to the Business, Enterprise and Energy topic.
Featured High Level Trend
Businesses in Scotland 2016
There were 350,410 private sector businesses operating in Scotland as at March 2016 - a fall from 2015 but the 2016 business count is still relatively high (with it being the second highest stock figure in the series back to 2000).
Equality Statistics - Business Owners
High Level Summary of Statistics Trends
Business, Enterprise and Energy statistics in more detail
More detailed information is available for the following Business, Enterprise and Energy Statistics themes:
Recent statistical publications on Businesses, including background information, and other selected sources
Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Businesses statistical collections
Related Areas and Links
Associated areas on the Scottish Government website, and other key links for further information
Our contact information
Page updated: Tuesday, November 08, 2016