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Economy - ScotStat

ScotStat is a network for users and providers of Scottish Official statistics. It aims to improve communication amongst those interested in particular statistics and facilitate the setting up of working groups on specific statistical issues.

ScotStat Register

Note: Information about ScotStat can now be found on the Transport Scotland website here:

http://www.transportscotland.gov.uk/analysis/statistics/scotstat

 

Feedback

Note: Information about ScotStat can now be found on the Transport Scotland website here:

http://www.transportscotland.gov.uk/analysis/statistics/scotstat

 

Scotstat committees

The Scottish Government consults users and providers of the statistics which relate to the Economy via the Scottish Economic Statistics Consultants Groups (SESCG).

The Group covers the following National Statistics Themes (or parts of themes):

  • The Economy
  • Commerce, Energy and Industry
  • Labour Market
  • Tourism
  • Local Government Finance

There is also a sub-committee concerned solely with the development and use of Input-Output tables - the Input-Output Statistics Expert Users Group.

Other stakeholder engagement

UKSA Assessment

Macro-Economic Statistics produced by the Scottish Government are currently being assessed by the United Kingdom Statistics Authority for compliance against the Code of Practice for Official Statistics 2009.

To participate in this assessment, please visit the UKSA website (external link)

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Surveys

User consultation surveys currently in progress.

Details of other activities may be found in the main other user consultation page

Planning

Openness about planning and prioritising is a key requirement of National Statistics and of our commitment to users and providers.

Scottish Economy And Labour Market Statistics Plan 2011-12 And Beyond

This document provides a summary of planned outputs and developments in economic statistics for 2010-11. This has been updated to reflect progress made up to end April 2010. The plan will be updated periodically to reflect progress and any revisions to publication schedules.

Older plans are available in the main planning page

Supporting documents

The UK Statistics Authority's Code of Practice for Official Statistics requires that each Government Department publish a series of documents in support of the eight principles and three protocols contained in the code.