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Housing Statistics for Scotland - Evictions

Numbers of actions taken against local authority tenants have been collected annually through the Housing Statistics Annual Return, since 2001-02. The data collection form was expanded in 2009-10 to include Notices of Proceedings, technical evictions and breakdowns by reason for action (rent arrears or anti-social behaviour).

Types of action: 

  • Notices of Proceedings issued - 2009-10 onwards
  • Cases proceeding to court
  • Cases resulting in an eviction order
  • Cases resulting in an abandoned dwelling
  • Cases resulting in an eviction
  • Post decree tenancy at same dwelling (technical eviction)  - 2009-10 onwards

Dataset download

Downloadable document:

Title:Housing Statistics for Scotland - Evictions
Description:Tables of evictions and eviction actions against local authority tenants
File:Tables of evictions and eviction actions against local authority tenants [XLS, 495.1 kb: 16 Nov 2017]
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