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Fair Trade Nation criteria: our scores

Published: 6 Mar 2013

Table showing our scores against the criteria required to become a Fair Trade Nation.

Criteria targets Status
100% of counties/local authority areas have active Fair Trade groups working towards Fairtrade status Target met: 100% of counties/local authority areas have active groups working towards Fairtrade status
55% of local authority areas have Fairtrade status with 10% annual increase in following years Target met: 56% of local authority areas have achieved Fairtrade status.
All cities have Fair Trade City status Target met: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Dundee, Aberdeen, Stirling and Perth.
Minimum 55% of towns (based on GROS figures of towns with a population of 5,000 or more at 2001) have active Fair Trade groups working towards Fairtrade status Target exceeded: 88 of the 156 towns in Scotland (which equates to 56%) either have Fairtrade status or have active groups working towards achieving this.
60% of higher education institutions have active Fair Trade groups working towards Fairtrade status Target exceeded: 74% of higher education institutions have such a group
Increase by 5% each year the proportion of the population who know about Fair Trade (initially a target of 50%, ultimately reaching 75%) Target exceeded: 81% of the population* have heard of Fair Trade.
75% of people buying a Fair Trade product every year Target exceeded: 78% of the population* reported they are buying Fair Trade products at least once a year
40% of people regularly buying Fair Trade products Target exceeded: 62% of the population* reported they are regularly buying (at least once a month) Fair Trade products

* from a representative sample of the population.

Contact

Email: ceu@gov.scot

Published:
6 Mar 2013
Fair Trade Nation criteria: our scores