Credit unions in Scotland
Did you know 7% of the Scottish population are members of a credit union?
There areare nearly 100 credit unions in Scotland serving over 330,000 people
Scottish credit unions hold over £511m of members' savings and have £290m out on loan.
Everyone in Scotland has at least one credit union they can join to get access to an extensive range of services including regular savings, affordable loans, insurance, cash ISAs and even mortgages.
In recognition of the strength of the movement in Scotland and the role credit unions play in offering easy savings, affordable credit and a wide range of financial services to people in communities up and down the country, the Scottish Government, politicians and a range of employers and organisations have been keen to support the development and growth of credit unions.