Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics


ScotStat Register

The ScotStat register allows users and providers of Scottish Statistics to record their interest in specific topics. The register will then be used to target those interested in a particular statistical area:

  • To consult on new collections,
  • To seek views on changes to existing collections and
  • To provide notification of new or forthcoming publications.


Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics

The SNS Website


Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics is the Scottish Government's on-going programme to improve the availability, consistency and accessibility of small area statistics in Scotland.



The Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation is the Scottish Government's tool for identifying small area concentrations of multiple deprivation.



Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics - ScotStat

ScotStat is a network for users and providers of Scottish Official statistics. It aims to improve communication amongst those interested in particular statistics and facilitate the setting up of working groups on specific statistical issues.

Users of Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics can view examples of best practice, reference material and respond to the SNS Blog. A FAQs section is also available:

Advisory Board

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics - Advisory Board

The Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics Advisory Board advises and guides the Office of the Chief Statistician and Performance on the aims, objectives, priorities, methods and delivery of improvements to the SNS website.

This group is a short life group that will meet 3 times throughout 2013, and once in early 2014.  Papers will be published and circulated via the ScotStat Register prior to meetings, so that anyone with an interest can put forward their thoughts or concerns in advance of the meeting.

2014 - Papers for meetings

January 2014

2013 - Papers for meetings

January 2013

April 2013

August 2013