The Scottish Parliament's think-tank

Scotland 2030: Life in Future Scotland

Scotland 2030: A Sustainable Future for Urban Scotland

Wednesday 26 June 2019, at the Scottish Parliament Life in Scotland’s towns and cities is forecast to change significantly in the coming decades. Cities are set to continue to grow, facing the challenge of providing…

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Scotland 2030: A Sustainable Future for Rural Scotland

Scotland’s sparsely-populated areas are predicted to lose a quarter of their population by 2046, with the working age population likely to shrink by 33%. At the same time, the challenge of enabling the development that…