Area of Assets in Community Ownership, 2000 to 2019
The data for this chart is available in Table 3b of the Tables and Charts supporting document.
The area of land in community ownership in 2019 was 191,290 hectares, an increase of 102 from 191,188 hectares in 2018.
Area in community ownership in 2019: 191,290 hectares
The area of land in community ownership has increased by 134,852 hectares compared to 2000.
There are considerable differences in the increase in area from year to year, due to the purchase of a small number of very large estates. These large estates are located in Na h-Eileanan Siar and Highland.
The area in community ownership in the rest of Scotland has also started to increase recently, comprising 63 of the 102 hectares which came into community ownership in 2019.