Monthly website hits since November 2017: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/01173
Date received: 19 April 2018
Date responded: 17 May 2018

Information requested

The monthly website hits for since November 2017.


The website was one of a number of platforms used by the Scottish Government to communicate announcements in the budget to stakeholders and the wider public. Number of website hits is as follows:

Month Website Hits/Views
November 2017 0
December 2017 3,077
January 2018 837
February 2018 900
March 2018 78

Individual components of content were also used in a range of digital activity (Facebook, Twitter) surrounding the publication of the Draft 2018-19 Budget paper, resulting in more than one million social media impressions.

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