Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme in Scotland: statistics - January 2024

Latest data and information on the Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme in Scotland.

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Key points

  • according to published data from the Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), Scotland has received 47,113 visa applications through the UK ‘Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme’, which includes those sponsored by the Scottish Government (Super Sponsor Scheme) and by Individual Sponsors as at 23 January 2024, with 39,632 visas issued. As of 23 January, a total of 26,555 displaced people from Ukraine have arrived in the UK on a visa sponsored either by an individual Scottish sponsor or sponsored by the Scottish Government.


  • as reported by the Scottish Government welcome accommodation teams across Scotland on 18 December, there were around 1,420 welcome accommodation rooms occupied by displaced people from Ukraine in Scotland.


  • there was a peak of welcome accommodation use in November 2022, with around 3,810 welcome accommodation rooms and cabins occupied. The estimated number of displaced people from Ukraine in welcome accommodation, as well as the number of welcome accommodation rooms occupied, have been on an overall decreasing trend since November 2022 with some fluctuation.


  • please see methodology section for additional notes.
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