Health and Community Care Statistics

This section contains statistics and links to sources of data on the health of people in Scotland, and NHS and Local Authority data on the provision and use of health and community care services in Scotland. More detailed statistics on health, including NHS costs and workforce, can be obtained from Information Services Division of NHS Scotland. The Scottish Public Health Observatory is also a useful source of data on public health in Scotland.

Statistical topics include: life expectancy; mortality rates; health inequalities; diet; health and expenditure. The site also links to the Scottish Health Survey and Health and Community Care datasets.

Spatial Coverage: 

Adobe PDF and MS Excel

Data Access: 

Freely available data on internet.