Discover our region

Find out what life's like in the Highlands and Islands.

How much do you know about the Highlands and Islands?

There's a lot to discover about our spectacular and diverse region. It's as rich in development opportunities and economic potential as it is in outstanding natural beauty.

Find out more about what makes each of our areas unique, the wide range of career opportunities in each of our sectors and some of the exciting projects happening region wide right now.

If you're thinking about joining us to live, work, study or invest we can help you live your best life here today.


Our growth sectors

We have an abundance of natural assets, skills and ambition in the Highlands and Islands. Find out how we're working to create new opportunities.

Explore our growth sectors

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is the population of our region


of community owned land in Scotland


of the region can access superfast broadband


level of unemployment across the region

Working in partnership

Find out more about the partners we work with.


Live your best life in our region

Plan your future in the Highlands and Islands.

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