A National Statistics publication for Scotland
The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
Some presentational changes have been made to this publication, such as the shortening of main findings, the addition of detailed summary tables at the start of each section and amending the commentary to emphasise trends. We would welcome feedback on these changes via the contact details below.
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:
Lyndsey Middleton, Communities Analysis Division,
Telephone: 0131 244 7229,
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Office of the Chief Statistician,
Telephone: 0131 244 0442,
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