Community Ownership in Scotland 2021

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, 2021

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

Percentage Share of Community Owned Land

A breakdown of the area by all local authorities is available in Table 11b of the Tables and Charts supporting document. Additional geographical breakdowns are available in Tables 12, 13 and 14.

Community owned land in Highland and

Na h-Eileanan Siar: 203,719 hectares

For Highland its share of the land area is approximately equal to its share of number of assets (165, 23%) and community groups (123, 25%).

By contrast Na h-Eileanan Siar has 68 assets (10%) and 35 community groups (7%). This is a reflection that all four of the largest assets (above 20,000 hectares) are located within Na h-Eileanan Siar. Over half of the land area in Na h-Eileanan Siar is now community owned.



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