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The Committee of Scottish Bankers contributing member banks have taken the decision to cease publication of the New Business Statistics after publication of the quarter four figures for 2015. Further statistical information relating to New Business startups in Scotland is available on the Inter Departmental Business Register (IDBR) and BBA websites.

Historic statistics on new business start-ups based in Scotland that have opened accounts with any of the following banks can be found below; Bank of Scotland, Clydesdale Bank, TSB Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland.

The new business start-up data are organised by:

  • Bank of England Industrial Classification [table of definitions];
  • Legal Entity;
  • Local Authority;
  • Enterprise Region;
  • Urban/Rural;
  • Scottish Parliamentary Constituency;
  • UK Parliamentary Constituency.