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Business, Enterprise and Energy Statistics

The Business, Enterprise and Energy statistics pages provide statistics, analysis and research on: Scottish business stock; business financial performance; R&D and innovation; and energy generation.

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Featured High Level Trend

Businesses in Scotland 2019

There were 356,550 private sector businesses operating in Scotland as at March 2019, a 2.8% increase from March 2018.

Source: Businesses in Scotland

Equality Statistics - Business Owners

Equality trends for Businesses can be accessed via the Equality Evidence Finder at: 

Business - Equality Statistics

High Level Summary of Statistics Trends


Growing Businesses

Growth Sector Statistics

Innovation and Research & Development


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Business, Enterprise and Energy statistics in more detail

More detailed information is available for the following Business, Enterprise and Energy Statistics themes:

Recent statistical publications on Businesses, including background information, and other selected sources

Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Businesses statistical collections

Related Areas and Links
Associated areas on the Scottish Government website, and other key links for further information

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