Analytical


Our report, Scotland’s Economic and Fiscal Forecasts February 2020, was published on 6 February 2020 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.

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Statement of Data Needs

September 2019


In our second annual Statement of Data Needs, we outline the data we require to create our forecasts, which organisations we rely on for data provision, and highlight areas for improvement.

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Forecast Evaluation Report

September 2019


Our 2019 Forecast Evaluation Report evaluates how our previous forecasts compare to actual outcomes, according to outturn data.

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