Estimate of community owned land in Scotland 2017

The estimate of community owned land in Scotland is an annual publication that will track progress towards the Scottish Government targets.

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Key Findings

  • As at June 2017 there were 562,230 acres in community ownership, this is 2.9% of the total land area of Scotland.
  • There are 492 land parcels/assets in community ownership owned by 403 community groups.
  • An additional 437,770 acres has to come into community ownership to achieve the target of having one million acres of land in community ownership by the end of 2020.


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