4th October 2018 by resas
Both the area of cereals grown and the yield in Scotland are likely to fall, leading to a decline in production for 2018. This is, in large, due to the poor weather conditions experienced in early 2018. Around 420,000 hectares of cereals are estimated to have been grown this year, three per cent lower than...
18th September 2018 by resas
There was a slow-down in the total lending from banks to Scottish agriculture over the past year. Outstanding debts to Scottish farms rose by one per cent (£22 million) in the year to 31 May 2018. Total outstanding lending to the agricultural sector amounted to £2.34 billion. Accounting for inflation, this was a decrease of...
24th May 2018 by Alaster Phillips
The General Data Protection Regulations comes into force on May 25, 2018, giving individuals more control over their personal data, and ensuring that organisations collect and process that information properly and securely. To find out more about GDPR, visit the Information Commissioner’s website.
4th April 2018 by economy
The latest estimate of Scotland’s GDP shows growth of 0.3% since the third quarter of 2017. In the previous quarter the Scottish economy grew by 0.2%. UK GDP growth for this quarter was 0.4%. Scottish GDP grows by 1.1% over the year On an annual basis, compared to the fourth quarter of 2016, Scottish GDP grew by 1.1%. Annual...
13th October 2017 by gerryscullion
We launched an online user research survey on 21 September. This is a collaboration between the Scottish Government, the National Records of Scotland and NHS: Information Services Division. The purpose of this user research is to help improve our understanding of the needs of users of our data, statistics and research content that we make...
4th October 2017 by economy
Scottish GDP grows by 0.1% in the second quarter of 2017 The latest estimate of Scotland’s GDP shows growth of 0.1% since the first quarter of 2017. In the previous quarter the Scottish economy grew by 0.6%. UK GDP growth for this quarter was 0.3%. Scottish GDP grows by 0.5% over the year On an annual basis, compared...
21st September 2017 by gerryscullion
The Scottish Government, in collaboration with the National Records of Scotland and NHS: Information Services Division are conducting user research. This will help us better understand the needs of users of our data, statistics and research content that we make available via our websites and other digital products. We will use the information gathered to...
13th September 2017 by resas
The total outstanding bank debt of Scottish farms increased five per cent over the past year, according to the latest statistics. A survey of the main banks and other lending institutions showed outstanding loans to Scottish farms rose by £113 million in the year to May 31, 2017. Total outstanding loans to the agricultural sector...
1st September 2017 by economy
Over the past year, Scottish Government statisticians have been looking at ways of making GDP data easier to understand. In July 2017 (the 2017 Q1 publication) we published a visual summary of the GDP statistics which was extremely well received by a wide range of users. In October 2017 (for the 2017 Q2 GDP publication)...
5th July 2017 by economy
Scottish GDP grows by 0.8% in the first quarter of 2017 The latest estimate of Scotland’s GDP shows growth of 0.8% since the fourth quarter of 2016. In the previous quarter the Scottish economy contracted by 0.2%. UK GDP growth for this quarter was 0.2%. Scottish GDP grows by 0.7% over the year On an...