Physical environment: data introduction

These pages contain some limited examples of data on the physical environment.

Note, however, that the website Scotland's Environment collates a variety of environmental indicators, covering both the natural and the built environment. Some information on neighbourhood quality of life is also available on the Community Wellbeing section of the ScotPHO webiste.

Also, see the data sources page of this section of the website for examples of where other physical environment related data may be accessed.

The table below shows the dimensions and geographies for which data are presented within the data pages of this section of the website.

Data presented? (y=yes, n=no)
Data dimensions/ geographies Environmental justice Housing Cleanliness Greenspace Active travel Traffic
By gender N N N N N N
By age group N N N N N N
By deprivation group Y N Y Y N N
By NHS board area N N N N N N
By local authority area N N N N N N
By community health partnership (CHP) area N N N N N N
Time trend N N N N Y Y
National target N N N N N N
Comparison with UK/GB N N N N N N
International comparisons N N N N N N

Please note: If you require the most up-to-date data available, please check the data sources directly as new data may have been published since these data pages were last updated. Although we endeavour to ensure that the data pages are kept up-to-date, there may be a time lag between new data being published and the relevant ScotPHO web pages being updated.