Local authorities in Scotland register

Local authorities in Scotland

First published 10 January 2017

Last updated 22 February 2019 — see all updates

Category: Regional and local government

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About the data

There are 32 records and 6 fields in this register

Preview of 5 records

Local authority sctLocal authority typeNameOfficial nameStart dateEnd date
ABECAAberdeen CityThe Aberdeen City Council1996-04-01No data
ABDCAAberdeenshireThe Aberdeenshire Council1996-04-01No data
ANSCAAngusThe Angus Council1996-04-01No data
AGBCAArgyll and ButeThe Argyll and Bute Council1996-04-01No data
CLKCAClackmannanshireThe Clackmannanshire Council1996-04-01No data
The 6 fields in this register

Field name

Field description

Local authority sct

The unique code for a local authority in Scotland.

Local authority type

The unique code for the type of local government organisation. For example, county council.


The commonly-used name of a record.

Official name

The official or technical name of a record.

Start date

The date a record first became relevant to a register.

End date

The date a record stopped being applicable.