Titles outwith UK by urban rural classification


This section looks at titles outwith UK by urban rural classification and local authority

The urban rural classification is Scottish Government Urban Rural (SG UR) 2-fold 2016.  You can read background information on urban rural classification for details on how this analysis is conducted.

This chart shows for titles with an owner address outwith the UK.

  • 80% were in urban areas of Scotland
  • 20% were in rural areas

For context:

  • In terms of land area, urban areas account for 2.2% of Scotland and rural areas account for 97.8%. In terms of population, urban areas account for 83% and rural areas account for 17
  • The urban rural split for all property sales in Scotland in 2020-21 was 81% urban and 19% rural

You can read more information on urban and rural areas in Scotland and find out more about the urban rural split in our property market report 2020 - 2021.

Percentage of titles with owner address outwith UK by 2-fold urban rural classification as at 31 December 2021

A chart that shows the percentage of titles with owner address outwith UK by 2-fold urban rural classification

You can download this data from the list of tables.

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