Available Data

The following datasets are available to carry out research and analysis.

A broad range of public sector data is published online and appropriate access to bespoke and linked data sets can be arranged. The following data public sector data sets are available:

NHS Scotland Health data and other routinely collected public sector data available through RDS for data linkage research projects can be found on the RDS Data Catalogue.

Public Health Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest producers of official statistics, responsible for collecting and publishing statistics relating to health and social care across Scotland at a national, regional and local level. Read more...

Public Health Scotland’s Health and Social Care Open Data platform gives access to statistics and reference data for information and re-use. Read more...

The Scottish Government publishes official statistics each year, most of which are National Statistics. Most bulletins include data that can be downloaded. A 12 month calendar of forthcoming statistical releases is available. Read more...

The Scottish Government’s Open Data platform allows access to the data behind The Scottish Government’s official statistics. Read more...

The UK Data Archive publishes their Metadata Catalogue which covers a variety of data relating to the social sciences, economics and humanities, as well as the societal aspects of environmental and medical data. Read more...