Adult Support and Protection Scotland: April 2019 to March 2022

This is the first release of annual Adult Support and Protection (ASP) data, in Scotland, and includes national data for financial years 2019/20 - 2021/22.

This document is part of a collection

An Experimental Statistics Publication for Scotland

This is the first publication of the annual Adult Support and Protection data. This data is still being developed; therefore the statistics shown here have been published as Experimental Statistics.

Experimental statistics are a subset of newly developed or innovative official statistics undergoing evaluation. They are published to involve users and stakeholders in the assessment of their suitability and quality at an early stage.

Further information on experimental statistics is published by the Office for Statistics Regulation.

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Evelyn Shiel

Health and Social Care Analytical Unit


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Office of the Chief Statistician

Telephone: 0131 244 0442


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The data collected for this publication are available in through our website.

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If you, or someone you know, is at risk of harm we would advise contacting your local authority by email or phone and share your concerns – you can do so anonymously. The matter will be dealt with sensitively and confidentially, and support given if needed. You will be able to find details of your local authority on the Getting Help page of the Act Against Harm website.


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