Essential Trends

Essential Edinburgh, in collaboration with the City of Edinburgh Council, produces a monthly e-bulletin.

Essential Trends

Essential Edinburgh produces a monthly e-bulletin to highlight a wide range of performance data relating to the city centre.

To view the latest issue please click on the link below.

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 bi-annually in January and July.

Essential Trends March Issue 90




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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:

To view a full Economy Watch report click Economy Watch

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

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