Government Expenditure and Revenue in Scotland (GERS): 2018 to 2019

GERS estimates the contribution of revenue raised in Scotland toward goods and services.

A National Statistics publication for Scotland

Government Expenditure & Revenue Scotland was assessed by the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) and designated as National Statistics in February 2014, signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Statistics. Assessment Report 274 can be found at

Designation can be interpreted to mean that the statistics: meet identified user needs; are produced, managed and disseminated to high standards; and are explained well.

Correspondence and enquiries

For enquiries about this publication please contact:

Sandy Stewart
Office of the Chief Economic Advisor,
Telephone: 0131 244 2825

For general enquiries about Scottish Government statistics please contact:

Office of the Chief Statistician, Telephone: 0131 244 0442,

How to access background or source data

The data collected for this statistical publication:

☒ may be made available on request, subject to consideration of legal and ethical factors. Please contact for further information.

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Telephone: 0131 244 0302, e-mail

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