Community ownership in Scotland 2019

Annual publication showing the extent of community ownership in Scotland.

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Area of Assets in Community Ownership for Na h-Eileanan Siar, Highland and the Rest of Scotland, 2019

The vast majority of community owned land is in Highland and Na h-Eileanan Siar
Pie chart: distribution of land area in community ownership for Eileanan Siar, Highland and the Rest of Scotland

A breakdown of the area by all local authorities is available in Table 10 of the Tables and Charts supporting document. Additional geographical breakdowns are available in Tables 11, 12 and 13.

Community owned land in Highland and Na h-Eileanan Siar: 183,653 hectares

Community ownership is spread across most local authorities, but most of the land area is located within Na h-Eileanan Siar (71%) and Highland (25%). Only Falkirk has no currently identified community owned assets.

For Highland its share of the land area is approximately equal to its share of number of assets (135, 23%) and community groups (106, 25%).

By contrast Na h-Eileanan Siar has 59 assets (10%) and 34 community groups (8%). This is a reflection that all four of the largest assets (above 20,000 hectares) are located within Na h-Eileanan Siar.



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