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Scotland’s GDP grew 6.9% in 2021

Scotland’s Chief Statistician has released statistics showing Scotland’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.9% in 2021 compared to 2020. Equivalent UK growth over the year…



Scots onshore GDP above pre-pandemic levels

Scotland’s onshore economic output is now estimated to be back above pre-pandemic levels, according to new figures published by the Chief Statistician. The figures show…



Scots second quarter GDP up 21.7% on 2020

Scotland’s Chief Statistician has released statistics showing that onshore Scottish gross domestic product (GDP) rose 4.7% during the April to June quarter of 2021. Over the…


Scots GDP up 4.9% in Q2 as June rises 0.9%

Scotland’s onshore gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 0.9% in June, according to statistics announced on Wednesday by the Chief Statistician. “Using the experimental monthly…


Scotland’s onshore GDP rose 0.9% in May

Scotland’s onshore GDP grew by 0.9% in May, according to the latest statistics from the Chief Statistician. However, output remains 2.7% below the pre-pandemic level…





Scotland’s oil and gas sales fall to £22bn

The Scottish Government said on Wednesday that statistics produced by Scotland’s Chief Statistician show the approximate sales value of oil and gas produced in Scotland is…


Scots GDP up for sixth consecutive month

Scotland’s GDP increased by 0.6% in October, according to statistics announced on Friday by the Chief Statistician. This is the sixth consecutive month of increasing…
















Income from Scots council housing is £1.2bn

The Scottish Government said statistics published on Tuesday by Scotland’s Chief Statistician show income from council houses was £1.21 billion in 2018-19. Of this, around…


£2.3bn of Council Tax collected in Scotland

Scotland’s Chief Statistician on Thursday released the latest Council Tax Collection Statistics for Scottish local authorities, up to and including the financial year 2018-19. “In…





Scots public sector employs 545,100

New public sector employment statistics for Scotland, released by Scotland’s Chief Statistician, show that there were 545,100 people employed in the public sector in Scotland…



Scots farming output hit by bad weather

Bad weather affected the output of Scottish agriculture over the past year, with sheep and cattle numbers falling and reductions in output of cereals and…


Scots economy outperforms UK

Scottish GDP grew by 0.8% in the first half of this year compared to 0.6% in the UK, according to new statistics from Scotland’s chief statistician….







Scots R&D spending edges up to £2.33bn

Scotland’s chief statistician on Wednesday released figures for gross expenditure on research and development (GERD) in Scotland in 2016. The figures show GERD in Scotland…



Scots farming income ‘up 36% to £917m’

Total income from farming in Scotland is estimated to have increased by £245 million to about £917 million in 2017, according to the Chief Statistician in the Scottish…









Scots oil and gas sales up 15.2% to £17.5bn

The approximate sales value of oil and gas produced in Scotland for the financial year 2016-17 rose 15.2% to £17.5 billion, according to new figures from Scotland’s…


Scots farm debt hits record £2.32bn

New statistics from Scotland’s Chief Statistician show the total outstanding bank debt of Scottish farms increased 5% over the past year to £2.32 billion — the highest since records…






Higher education R&D at record; total at £2.15bn

UPDATED — Scotland’s gross expenditure on research and development (GERD) rose 1.1% or £23 million in 2015 to £2.15 billion, according to a report from Scotland’s chief statistician. Scottish GERD…




Cereal harvest falls 11%; spring barley down 15%

Scotland’s 2016 cereal harvest is estimated to have fallen 11% on 2015, according to the Scottish Government’s Chief Statistician. Final estimates show Scottish farms produced 2.8…