Official statistics

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

SNH protocols follow the Code of Practice for Official Statistics. This ensures that our official statistics have integrity and are objective, impartial and useful.

We report on two Official Statistics which contribute to the Scottish Government’s suite of National Performance Framework Indicators.

Improve the condition of protected nature sites
Increase the abundance of terrestrial breeding birds: biodiversity

Release dates for future publications

May 2017: Proportion of Scotland’s protected sites in favourable condition 2017

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