About DataShine Scotland

Welcome to the information page for DataShine Scotland.

DataShine Scotland utilises the DataShine framework to map selected Quick Statistics and Key Statistics for Scotland’s 2011 Census. There are two main sites:


If you have any comments on DataShine Scotland, and would like to contact the development team directly, please leave a comment on our comments page, and the team will do their best to answer any queries. For specific comments on the underlaying data and the 2011 Census process and outputs, please contact the Scotland’s Census team.


DataShine Scotland was funded by the National Records for Scotland and Scotland’s Census.


Technical Information

DataShine utilises the OpenLayers 3 and JQuery Javascript frameworks, and Mapnik 2. Modern browsers are recommended for the best performance and user experience.

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