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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-20385: Gail Ross (Caithness, Sutherland and Ross)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 5 December 2018

To ask the Scottish Government (a) how many and (b) what proportion of homes in each local authority area are not connected to the mains gas network.

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse 21 December 2018

The following table provides the number of estimated homes, and the percentage in each local authority, which are not connected to the mains gas network.

 

Off Gas Grid (OGG) Domestic properties - 2016

Estimated number OGG

Estimated % OGG

Total homes in each LA

Aberdeen City

12,922

12%

106,749

Aberdeenshire

47,201

43%

110,296

Angus

14,600

27%

53,333

Argyll & Bute

23,674

58%

41,040

Clackmannanshire

1,580

7%

23,401

Dumfries & Galloway

27,034

39%

69,202

Dundee City

12,561

18%

69,634

East Ayrshire

3,380

6%

54,748

East Dunbartonshire

2,745

6%

45,350

East Lothian

6,716

15%

44,749

East Renfrewshire

3,820

10%

38,581

Edinburgh, City of

25,668

11%

232,885

Eilean Siar (Western Isles)

11,286

87%

12,951

Falkirk

7,904

11%

71,072

Fife

12,432

7%

165,833

Glasgow City

51,221

17%

293,595

Highland

68,236

63%

107,573

Inverclyde

5,007

13%

37,586

Midlothian

2,706

7%

37,766

Moray

12,172

29%

41,961

North Ayrshire

9,099

14%

63,440

North Lanarkshire

13,243

9%

150,364

Orkney Islands

10,256

100%

10,256

Perth & Kinross

22,811

34%

67,102

Renfrewshire

7,700

9%

84,025

Scottish Borders

18,884

35%

53,787

Shetland Islands

10,283

100%

10,283

South Ayrshire

7,854

15%

51,923

South Lanarkshire

24,661

17%

144,148

Stirling

8,442

22%

38,951

West Dunbartonshire

3,627

9%

42,657

West Lothian

5,440

7%

76,630

 

Scotland        

495,165     

20%     

2,451,871      

 

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/sub-national-estimates-of-households-not-connected-to-the-gas-network