Accessibility Statement

This statement was prepared on 6 October 2022.

This website is run by the Scottish Government. We want it to be accessible and usable for as many people as possible.


Contact us if you:

  • Cannot access any part of this site or want to report an accessibility problem.
  • Need information on this website in a different format. Such as accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille. We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as we can.


If you’re not happy with how we respond to your feedback, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service. They are an independent advice service. They will advise you on what to do next.


Scottish Government is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This accessibility statement applies to the webpages.

Compliance status

We believe that this website is compliant with the regulations. This is based on a non-expert assessment using WCAG 2.1 success criteria and techniques.

Potentially non-accessible content

The content listed below is compliant with the regulations, and yet may not be fully accessible:

  • The charts may be difficult to explore in detail using screen readers and other assistive tools.
  • Some of the text is complex.
  • The text contrast for some interactive elements does not meet WCAG 1.4.3 success criterion when hovered over.