Data Sources

The following sources of data are being used to monitor the CSGN and have been used in the Baseline report.

SNHi - Information Service

Scottish National Heritage has collected data and information on many aspects of Scotland's environment and developed the SNHi online interface to allow easy access to environment and biodiversity related data with associated resources and further information.


Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics

This internet site is the main way in which the Scottish Government disseminates the range of small area statistics including information on health, education, poverty, unemployment, housing, population, crime and social / community issues at the data zone level and above.


Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation

The Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) is the Scottish Government's official tool for identifying those places in Scotland suffering from deprivation. It incorporates several different aspects of deprivation, combining them into a single index.


Scottish Government National Indicators

Fifty National Indicators help the Scottish Government to track progress towards the achievement of National Outcomes. Indicators have been chosen to demonstrate progress on a range of Outcomes over time.


Scottish Environment Statistics Online Index

These datasets provide, in one place, a wide variety of information on drivers and indicators to the state of Scotland’s environment.


Scotland's Environment Web

A wide range of environmental data collated and published by Scottish organisations and agencies with special emphasis on the local environment via the “What’s In My Backyard” postcode search.


Nomis: Office for National Statistics

Nomis is a service provided by the Office for National Statistics, ONS, to provide free access to the most detailed and up-to-date UK labour market statistics from official sources.


Key Scottish Environment Statistics

This publication aims to provide an easily accessible reference document which offers information on a wide range of environmental topics. The data are supplemented by text providing brief background information on environmental impacts, relevant legislation and performance against national and international targets.


Information Services Division Scotland

The Information Services Division (ISD) is a division of National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland. ISD provides health information, health intelligence, statistical services and advice that support the NHS in progressing quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making.

General Register Office for Scotland

Responsible for the registration of births, marriages, civil partnerships, deaths, divorces, and adoptions. General Register Office for Scotland runs the Census and it and other data to publish information about population and households across Scotland.


Forestry Commission Statistics

The Forestry Commission produces statistics on a range of topics related to forestry. Main statistics are held at this web address, published annually in ‘Forestry Statistics’ and summarised in the publication ‘Forestry Facts and Figures’.

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