Direct investment into Scotland, 2014 to 2017: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/00926
Date received: 21 March 2018
Date responded: 18 April 2018

Information requested

A breakdown of how much foreign direct investment into Scotland in each of the last three years has come from: the UK, the EU, and foreign countries.


The answer to your question is set out in the table below.

Financial Year Investor Location Number of projects Number of Jobs
2014-15 EU 17 625
Non EU 46 4,336
UK 28 4,698
2015-16 EU 16 1,191
Non EU 52 4,034
UK 28 1,865
2016-17 EU 29 1,731
Non EU 76 4,328
UK 34 1,780

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