This section gives information on how to access statistics relating to Planning. We provide statistics and information on the extent of vacant and derelict land in Scotland and the levels and locations of affordable housing that have secured planning consent. Links to other planning related topics are also included.

You may browse directly our Publications lists for specific information. 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 Planning topic.



Our latest statistical release is Planning Authority Performance Statistics 2014/15 Annual and Quarterly published on 23rd July 2015.

Planning statistics in more detail


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


Data Suppliers
Provides guidance and forms to Local Authorities supplying data for the Scottish Vacant and Derelict Land Survey and Planning Performance.


Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Planning statistical collections.


Related Areas and Links
Associated areas on the Scottish Government website, and other key links for further information.


Our contact information.