Scottish Government Health Statistics

ISD NSSThis page provides links to information on Health and Social Care produced directly by the Scottish Government.  For statistics relating to Hospitals and other areas of the NHS in Scotland, see NHS Scotland's Information Services Division (ISD).

Health of Scotland's Population

Care Experience Surveys

Patient and care-user experiences of their care:Care Experience Survey Programme

Community Care and Older People

older person careStatistics on care provided to people in the community. Includes, home care, self-directed support, free personal care, respite care and others.

Community Care and Older People - Datasets and Publications

Weekly A&E statistics

Weekly A&E statisticsNew publication providing weekly updates on Accident and Emergency (A&E) performance.

Weekly A&E statistics

Scottish Health Survey

The Scottish Health SurveyThe Scottish Health Survey (SHeS) provides a detailed picture of the health of the Scottish population in private households.

Health Inequalities

Health InequalitiesOur Health Inequalities pages include links to the latest reports, web tables and interactive charts.

Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS)

SALSUSThe Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS) is part of an important and long established series of national surveys on smoking, drinking and drug use. The survey is conducted on a biennial basis, targeting secondary school pupils in local authority and independent schools.

Other sources

Other sources for health and community care statistics in Scotland include:

Equivalent data for other parts of the UK can be found at:

Health and Community Care statistics in more detail