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Pesticide usage in Scotland: rodenticide use by local authorities 2015

Published: 5 Oct 2016
Part of:
Environment and climate change
ISBN:
9781786524669

This report presents the results of a survey of rodenticide use by local authorities in domestic, industrial and agricultural settings in Scotland during 2015.

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Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland: rodenticide use by local authorities 2015
Appendix 2 - Survey statistics

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Appendix 2 - Survey statistics

Table 4 Survey response rate

No. % total LAs Total Pop n % total pop n
Scottish local authorities 32 5,373,000
Rodenticide data returns 25 78 4,358,520 81
Supplementary data returns (1) 29 91 4,938,670 92
No return (2) 3 9 434,330 8

(1) Includes four LAs which returned qualitative data but no usage data
(2) Two non-returns and one LA with no pest control service

Table 5 Scottish population and land area by administrative area 2014 (8)

Local Authority Population Area (sq km)
Aberdeenshire 261,960 6,313
Angus 116,900 2,182
Argyll & Bute 86,890 6,909
Borders 114,030 4,732
City of Aberdeen 230,350 186
City of Edinburgh 498,810 263
Clackmannanshire 51,360 159
Dumfries and Galloway 149,670 6,427
Dundee 148,210 60
East Ayrshire 122,060 1,262
East Dunbartonshire 106,960 174
East Lothian 103,050 679
East Renfrewshire 92,940 174
Eilean Siar (Western Isles) 27,070 3,060
Falkirk 158,460 297
Fife 368,080 1,325
Glasgow City 606,340 175
Highland 234,110 25,657
Inverclyde 79,500 160
Midlothian 87,390 354
Moray 95,510 2,238
North Ayrshire 136,130 885
North Lanarkshire 338,260 470
Orkney 21,670 989
Perth and Kinross 149,930 5,286
Renfrewshire 174,560 261
Shetland 23,200 1,467
South Ayrshire 112,400 1,222
South Lanarkshire 316,230 1,772
Stirling 92,830 2,187
West Dunbartonshire 89,590 159
West Lothian 178,550 428
Scotland 5,373,000 77,910

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