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Businesses in Scotland: 2021

Published: 17 Nov 2021

Information on the number of businesses (also known as enterprises) operating in Scotland.

Published:
17 Nov 2021
Businesses in Scotland: 2021

The Businesses in Scotland publication provides information on the number of businesses (also known as enterprises) operating in Scotland as at March 2021. The main purpose of the publication is to provide an estimate of Scotland’s business stock (the number of businesses operating in Scotland).

Within the publication, the Scottish business stock is broken down by various dimensions including:

  • industry
  • business size
  • local authority area
  • urban/rural area
  • country of ownership

The publication includes all businesses that operate in Scotland regardless of where the business is based.

Businesses in Scotland: 2021

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