Statistics

Edinburgh attractions didn't experience the same upward trend in visitor numbers enjoyed by other parts of the country in 2008 according to a report by the Association of Leading Visitor Attraction

According to a new study by the BBC and Sheffield University, Edinburgh is the loneliest place to live in the UK. In "Changing UK: the Way We Live Now" researchers compiled and rated areas across Britain using official statistical data from the Census to show how Britons are more demographically segregated "than at any time since the computerisation of census data (1966)."

Environmental organisations are marking today, 23rd September, as "Earth Overshoot Day". Overshoot is the point at which humanity has used up all the planet's resources in a sustainable way and starts consuming the natural capital of the planet, weakening its capacity to replenish itself.

The City of Edinburgh has more pubs and more liquor licences than any other council area in Scotland according to new government statistics.

The City of Edinburgh has seen the biggest increase in population numbers in Scotland over the decade to June 2007, according to statistics released earlier today by the General Register for Scotland.

Figures for the population of Edinburgh released by the General Register Office for Scotland 13 March 2008.