We have a new website go to gov.scot

Planning Statistics Previous Publications

Publication List

The Scottish Government conducts regular surveys of vacant and derelict land in Scotland and of the performance of planning authorities with regard to planning applications.

Copies of survey reports available on the Scottish Government website are listed below.

Scottish Vacant and Derelict Land Survey - Statistical Bulletin and Site Register


Planning Authority Performance Statistics - Statistical Bulletin





Earlier years


Details of any revisions made to data after the original publication are included in the Statistics Publication and associated tables that contain the revised figures.

  • Historical revisions - Details of revisions made to planning performance data prior to 2016/17 are saved here.


Affordable Housing Securing Planning Consent Survey - Statistical Bulletin and Profile Pages

Following stakeholder consultation the affordable housing securing planning consent survey has now been discontinued. Results from the final year of the survey are shown here.

In addition results from the 2004 Scottish Retail Development Survey are available. These statistics were collected by colleagues in the Scottish Government Planning Group.

Search Publications

An interactive list of all statistics publications produced for the Planning theme.

Forthcoming publications
Information on future statistics publications for the coming year across all Statistics themes.