Official statistics

NatureScot was specified as a provider of official statistics under the Official Statistics (Scotland) Amendment Order 2010.

Release dates for future publications

  • 22nd May 2024: Proportion of Scotland's Protected Sites in Favourable Condition. Email [email protected]
  • November/December 2024: Abundance of Terrestrial Breeding Birds. Email [email protected]
  • February 2025: Natural Capital Asset Index. Email [email protected]
  • Marine and Terrestrial Species Indicators. This experimental statistic is currently delayed. Email [email protected]

The Marine and Terrestrial Special Indicators, Proportion of Scotland’s Protected Sites in Favourable Condition, and the Natural Capital Asset Index contribute to the Scottish Government's suite of National Performance Framework Indicators.

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