You will find the latest Economic Intelligence relating to the Borders in our monthly Economic Bulletin publication: 


These documents are published on a monthly basis by the Economic Development team at Scottish Borders Council and are designed to provide a short summary of the latest economic data available for the Scottish Borders.

Please view previous publications below: 


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A Unique Economy

There are some key differences between the Scottish and Scottish Borders economies.

For example, the Borders has a relatively large proportion of its employment concentrated in the manufacturing sector, 13.1% in the Borders compared to 7.9% in Scotland (2012).

Source: ABI, ONS- Nomis