Latest Economy Statistics Publications

Quarterly Statistics

Quarterly National Accounts Scotland for Quarter 4 2014  (13 May 2015)

Retail Sales Index for Scotland (RSIS) for Quarter 1, 2015 (6 May 2015)

Index of Manufactured Exports (IME) for Quarter 4, 2014 (22 April 2015)

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for Quarter 4, 2014 (15 April 2015)

Annual Statistics

Labour Productivity 1998-2013 (24 June 2015)

Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) 2012-13 (12 March 2014)

Global Connections Survey (GCS) 2013 (26 January 2015)

Input-Output (I-O) Tables 1998-2011 (16 July 2014)

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Recent statistical publications on the Economy, including background information, and other selected sources.

Scotland Performs
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Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Economy statistical collections.

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Atkinson Review
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Economy Statistics

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Key Economy Statistics


Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Exports Structure Of The Economy
Public Sector Finances Household Expenditure Business & Enterprise






Scottish International exports in 2013 (excluding oil and gas) are provisionally estimated at £27.9 billion, an increase of £1.9 billion (7.2%) since 2012.

Latest Global Connections Survey

Next update: January 2016

Latest Index of Manufactured Exports: Total export sales from the manufacturing sector in Scotland fell by 0.8 per cent in real terms during the fourth quarter of 2014. On a rolling-annual basis (4Q-on-4Q), which this quarter is equivalent to calendar year growth for 2014 as a whole, the volume of manufactured exports grew by 1.0 per cent.

Latest Index of Manufactured Exports

next update: 22 July 2015