Number of mail items sent by Scottish Government: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02799
Date received: 17 November 2017
Date responded: 19 December 2017

Information requested

  1. The number of mail items sent by the Scottish Government in each of the past five years (i.e. 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17)?

  2. The amount of money spent on sending these items?


The following table shows the number of mail items sent by the Scottish Government and the associated cost for the periods requested.

Year Number of Items Total Cost
2012/13 313105 £209,053
2013/14 311280 £205,509
2014/15 254799 £186,953
2015/16 223086 £184,411
2016/17 192221 £161,080

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The Scottish Government
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