The Green Action Trust and partners utilise a wide range of data to support the CSGN. Key spatial (mapped) data sets are available download for you to use in a geographic information system. Please pay attention to licencing that is in place when you download the data and read any associated information carefully to ensure that the data is suitable for your purpose.

In addition, the Green Action Trust holds datasets relating to commissioned reports and studies which can be made available on request, subject to 3rd Party licence conditions. The Green Action Trust is also supporting the dissemination of Scotland's Greenspace Map, for which the data is also available on request, under the One Scotland Mapping Agreement licence terms.

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CSGN Boundary

The CSGN Boundary identifies the area covered by the CSGN. This will assist you with grant applications, analysis, and other applications you may have. This data set is now available to download here.

If you do not have access to a geographic information system, or want to look at the data in your web browser you can use:



Baseline Report Data Sources

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


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.


This internet site is contains over 250 datasets from a wide range of sources providing a range of statistical and geographic data about Scotland.


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.


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 Government Metadata Portal, Scotland’s catalogue of spatial data. Here you can find, share, and reuse spatial data provided by Scottish public sector organisations. You can explore the data by INSPIRE theme, topic, organisation and geography.


The gateway to everything you want to know about Scotland’s environment. This website brings together environmental information and data in one place so that is easy to search, discover, analyse and interpret. Their Webmap can be viewed here.


The UK's largest independent producer of official statistics and the recognised national statistical institute of the UK.


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.


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.


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.


This is the Forestry Commission’s Open Data Site for spatial data that can be used in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The Scottish Forestry Webamp can be viewed here.

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