Essential Trends

Essential Trends, a monthly monitoring report, is produced by Essential Edinburgh to support our businesses with on-going planning and reporting.

Essential Trends

Essential Trends Issue 102, figures for March 2019

The information published on a monthly basis can include footfall analysis, retail and hospitality sales figures, parking bay utilisation figures, Edinburgh Visitor Survey results and passenger news from Edinburgh Airport.

Due to the nature of some data a more detailed, printed monitoring report is produced in January.

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To subscribe, please email us with your full name and the company you work for within the BID area and request to be added to our ‘Essential Trends Mailing List’. This is a service only available to businesses that pay a BID levy.

Click to view archived issues of Essential Trends, dating back to January 2013

Further analysis and statistics relating to Tourism can be found in the “Tourism in Edinburgh – Key Figures” document on the ETAG (Edinburgh Tourism Action Group) website:

The latest statistics for Edinburgh are available to view in “Edinburgh By Numbers“.

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