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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish vacant and derelict land survey 2016

Published: 25 Apr 2017
Part of:
Building, planning and design, Research

Data collection publication undertaken to establish the extent and state of vacant and derelict land in Scotland.

60 page PDF


60 page PDF


Scottish vacant and derelict land survey 2016
A National Statistics publication for Scotland

60 page PDF


A National Statistics publication for Scotland

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be interpreted to mean that the statistics: meet identified user needs; are produced, managed and disseminated to high standards; and are explained well.

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Planning Statistics,
Communities Analysis Division,
Telephone: 0131 244 0439,

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How to access background or source data

The data collected for this statistical bulletin
☒ are available in more detail on the Planning Statistics webpages at
and on the Scottish Government statistics webpages at
☒ may be made available on request, subject to consideration of legal and ethical factors. Please contact for further information.
☐ cannot be made available by Scottish Government for further analysis as Scottish Government is not the data controller.

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