Our fourth Statement of Data Needs describes the main areas where we believe improvements are required in the data and information we use for forecasting.

This Fiscal Update, published at the same time as our Scotland’s Economic and Fiscal Forecasts, sets out how the 2022-23 Scottish Budget has changed since it was set in December 2021.

Scotland’s Economic and Fiscal Forecasts May 2022 was published on 31 May 2022 setting out our five-year forecasts of the Scottish economy, tax receipts, social security expenditure and an assessment of whether the Scottish Government’s projections of borrowing are reasonable.