Why Angus?

Angus Economy Reports

Angus Council has commissioned a number of reports into its key industry sectors in order to identify support and growth opportunities to achieve a successful and sustainable economy.

State of the Angus Economy Report

Economic Commentary

Invest in Angus monthly update on Scottish and Angus economic trends and performance, drawn from a wide range of economic indicators and statistics.

Published: December 2020

State of the Angus Economy Report

State of Angus Economy

An analysis of all industry sectors focusing on secondary economic and labour market statistics. Undertaken in January 2019, its purpose is to help the Invest in Angus team inform economic development plans and activities up to 2025.

Tourism Industry Economy Reports

Angus STEAM Report

Angus STEAM Tourism Report 2022

This is a summary of the annual tourism trends research undertaken for Angus Council by Global Tourism Solutions (UK) Ltd.

Published: September 2023

Angus Tourism Barometer

Angus Tourism Barometer Results Q4 2019

The Angus Tourism Barometer is a collaborative initiative with VisitScotland and local tourism businesses. The results provide an overview of tourism performance in Angus.

Published: March 2020

Angus Visitor Survey Results

Angus Visitor Survey – Findings from July 2016 to June 2017 

Tourism is a key sector of the economy in Angus. The destination offers a wide range of tourism products, including golf, coastline and beaches, town centres and individual attractions as well as the natural landscape and scenery of the Angus Glens. This report presents the findings of the Angus Visitor Survey based on the responses of visitors to the area between July 2016 and June 2017.

Published: August 2017

Angus Accommodation Audit

Angus Accommodation Audit – Executive Summary

Published in May 2015, this study was a follow up to one undertaken in 2009, to determine the changes in bedroom stock in Angus, the challenges faced by the businesses and the potential investment opportunities offered by the growth in tourism up to 2025.

Published: March 2015

Manufacturing Industry Economy Reports

Support for the Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing Sector in Angus and the North East

Support for the Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing Sector in Angus and the North East

The aim of this study was to gather evidence of current and future barriers to growth facing engineering and manufacturing firms operating within the region and to use this to develop plans for supporting businesses.

Published: December 2015

Food and Drink Economy Reports


Profile of the Food and Drink sector in Angus 2017

Food & Drink is an important sector for Angus, both in economic terms and for its contribution to the culture and heritage of the area. This report develops a baseline assessment for the size, profile and outlook for the sector locally.

Published: July 2017

Agriculture Industry Economy Reports

The Land Based Sector in NE Scotland – Facing the Future

The Land Based Sector in NE Scotland – Facing the Future

Agriculture and the ancillary industries are vital to the prosperity and sustainability of rural economies. This report highlights vital issues that challenge farming today. The study was funded by Aberdeenshire, Angus and Moray Councils, Scottish Enterprise, HIE Moray and Forestry Commission Scotland. View the Land Based Sector Infographic for Angus

Published: March 2016