Economic journal

The Journal is a quarterly electronic publication on the state of the local economy published by Planning & Development.

The journal provides information on the following:

  • Labour market
  • Unemployment
  • Jobseekers's Allowance Claimants Age Groups
  • Best and worse performing wards
  • Benefit claimants
  • Business start-up
  • Housing market
  • Investment
  • Planning applications
  • Perth City Centre



A number of datasets that feed into the Economic Journal are now released as Open Data:

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The raw datasets on this page are being released under the Open Government Licence v3.0, unless stated otherwise.


For more information regarding the content of this publication, please contact Marek Styczen, Project Officer - Planning & Development on 01738 477944, email or in writing to Perth & Kinross Council, Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD.