Scottish Government Health Statistics

ISD NSSThe Scottish Government produces a range of information on Health and Social Care.

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

NEW: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census

Publication presenting the results of the first Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census carried out in 2014. This provides an overview of mental health, addiction and learning disability services in NHS Scotland, and the patients who use these services.

NEW: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census, 2014

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