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Breakdown of Protect Scotland app: FOI release

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


Information requested

For each of the weeks since the app’s launch:

1.  What has been the total number of installs?

2.  What has been the total number of uninstalls?

3. What has been the number of weekly active users?

4. Related to (3) above, what has been the number of Exposure Keys uploaded? (ie. the number of notifications sent by app users who have received a positive COVID-19 PCR test result and opted to use the app to inform their close contacts)

Response

1. As at 05 January 2022 there had been a total of 2,424,691 installs of the Protect Scotland app.

2. It is not possible for the Scottish Government to collect this data and so we are unable to specifically answer this question. However, it is possible to collect data on the number of users who chose to leave the service via the in-app function. The total number of users who have chosen to leave via this route is 129,520.

3. The table below details the average number of active daily users per week:

Week Commencing:

Average Active Daily User

 

Week Commencing:

Average Active Daily User

 

Week Commencing:

Average Active Daily User

07 September 2020

536,023

 

15 February 2021

871,787

 

26 July 2021

883,193

14 September 2020

710,072

 

22 February 2021

889,812

 

02 August 2021

869,585

21 September 2020

797,632

 

01 March 2021

887,650

 

09 August 2021

879,656

28 September 2020

737,274

 

08 March 2021

884,697

 

16 August 2021

896,346

05 October 2020

793,197

 

15 March 2021

885,055

 

23 August 2021

898,858

12 October 2020

666,365

 

22 March 2021

905,371

 

30 August 2021

905,634

19 October 2020

576,540

 

29 March 2021

886,719

 

06 September 2021

910,639

26 October 2020

594,646

 

05 April 2021

885,559

 

13 September 2021

911,013

02 November 2020

614,235

 

12 April 2021

883,877

 

20 September 2021

909,604

09 November 2020

623,517

 

19 April 2021

881,100

 

27 September 2021

908,493

16 November 2020

624,683

 

26 April 2021

882,782

 

04 October 2021

909,347

23 November 2020

625,685

 

03 May 2021

882,715

 

11 October 2021

902,254

30 November 2020

625,346

 

10 May 2021

881,672

 

18 October 2021

900,514

07 December 2020

623,255

 

17 May 2021

883,312

 

25 October 2021

881,063

14 December 2020

632,376

 

24 May 2021

882,817

 

01 November 2021

895,183

21 December 2020

631,573

 

31 May 2021

959,640

 

08 November 2021

892,414

28 December 2020

635,840

 

07 June 2021

978,723

 

15 November 2021

888,285

04 January 2021

736,356

 

14 June 2021

969,154

 

22 November 2021

883,862

11 January 2021

878,064

 

21 June 2021

960,254

 

29 November 2021

882,456

18 January 2021

860,930

 

28 June 2021

946,595

 

06 December 2021

880,900

25 January 2021

856,595

 

05 July 2021

934,047

 

13 December 2021

884,829

01 February 2021

853,769

 

12 July 2021

912,354

 

20 December 2021

882,613

08 February 2021

857,472

 

19 July 2021

897,411

 

27 December 2021

877,550

4. The table below shows the number of exposure keys uploaded per week:

Week Commencing

Exposure Keys Uploaded

 

Week Commencing

Exposure Keys Uploaded

 

Week Commencing

Exposure Keys Uploaded

07 September 2020

48

 

15 February 2021

603

 

26 July 2021

933

14 September 2020

234

 

22 February 2021

344

 

02 August 2021

945

21 September 2020

486

 

01 March 2021

309

 

09 August 2021

1063

28 September 2020

760

 

08 March 2021

324

 

16 August 2021

2678

05 October 2020

1199

 

15 March 2021

315

 

23 August 2021

4255

12 October 2020

1220

 

22 March 2021

259

 

30 August 2021

4242

19 October 2020

1551

 

29 March 2021

162

 

06 September 2021

3276

26 October 2020

1216

 

05 April 2021

115

 

13 September 2021

2523

02 November 2020

1287

 

12 April 2021

95

 

20 September 2021

1696

09 November 2020

1083

 

19 April 2021

94

 

27 September 2021

1272

16 November 2020

922

 

26 April 2021

83

 

04 October 2021

1351

23 November 2020

691

 

03 May 2021

60

 

11 October 2021

1425

30 November 2020

611

 

10 May 2021

88

 

18 October 2021

1614

07 December 2020

636

 

17 May 2021

128

 

25 October 2021

1514

14 December 2020

557

 

24 May 2021

191

 

01 November 2021

1514

21 December 2020

872

 

31 May 2021

376

 

08 November 2021

1642

28 December 2020

1559

 

07 June 2021

500

 

15 November 2021

1540

04 January 2021

1541

 

14 June 2021

550

 

22 November 2021

1417

11 January 2021

1106

 

21 June 2021

857

 

29 November 2021

1590

18 January 2021

807

 

28 June 2021

2349

 

06 December 2021

2334

25 January 2021

615

 

05 July 2021

2672

 

13 December 2021

3739

01 February 2021

607

 

12 July 2021

1971

 

20 December 2021

4706

08 February 2021

513

 

19 July 2021

1410

 

27 December 2021

9534xz

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