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Scotland’s Chief Statistician has today published Rural Scotland Key Facts 2011. The statistics provide a valuable evidence base on key policy areas affecting rural Scotland and provide comparisons between remote rural areas, accessible rural areas and the rest of Scotland. Full details are contained in the publication, available for download from the Scottish Government statistics website at: 

Also published today is the paper “Use Made of Rural Scotland Key Facts” which sets out the diverse range of uses as known to the Scottish Government. Comments or suggestions for additions to the paper are very welcome. The paper can be found on the rural publications web page at:

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