Community ownership

Latest update: 04 October 2023

The number of assets in community ownership. Find out more about this indicator.

The number of assets in community ownership was 754 in 2022. This is 2.2% higher than in 2021.


These figures show an increase in the number of assets in community ownership between 2021 and 2022. In 2022, the number of assets was 754 compared to 738 in 2021.

Some of the previously published figures have been revised in this indicator update. This is due to revisions which are included in the most recent publication and which take into account updates that have been made to the source data. More information can be found in the technical information for this indicator.

This indicator can be broken down by local authority. This breakdown can be viewed on the Equality Evidence Finder.

The data are held at an individual asset level. Geographical disaggregation is therefore possible from data zone to higher geographies, using the provided location information.

It should be noted that the largest assets may spread across multiple lower level geographies.

Published disaggregations are available in supporting tables 8 to 14 of the most recent publication by:

  • Scottish Government Urban Rural Classification 2020;
  • Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2020 
  • Local authority;
  • Scottish Parliamentary Constituency;
  • Scottish Parliamentary Region;
  • and UK Parliamentary Constituency.

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