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Child poverty strategy: annual report, 2016

Published: 21 Dec 2016
Part of:
Children and families, Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781786526977

The third annual report on the Child Poverty Strategy for Scotland, which was published in March 2014.

62 page PDF

2.6MB

62 page PDF

2.6MB

Contents
Child poverty strategy: annual report, 2016
Child Poverty Measurement Framework - Performance at a Glance 2016

62 page PDF

2.6MB

Child Poverty Measurement Framework - Performance at a Glance 2016

Pockets 20.1% of working people earn less then Living Wage ⬌ Average private nursery costs in real terms: £104.06 25% of parent households are not managing financially 95% of parent households have a bank account
Employment rate of parents 81.8% Underemployment rate of parents: 6.8% ⬌ Earnings of top 10% are 15.4 times the earnings of the bottom 10% 8.1% of parents have low or no qualifications
Prospects 91.3% of the poorest children are in good health 18% of the poorest children have below average mental health 9.2% of the poorest children eat five fruit and veg a day 14.6% of the poorest children spend 4+ hours at a screen per day
10% of children in the most deprived areas smoke 1+ cigarettes a week 56.4% of the poorest children played sport last week 79.4% of the poorest children find it easy to talk to their mother 62.6% of the poorest children feel accepted by pupils in their class
54.3% of the poorest children perform well in numeracy 81.4% of the poorest children perform well in reading 56.3% of the poorest children perform well in writing ⬌ Mean Strength and Difficulties score for the poorest children: 9.1
86% of poorest parent households are satisfied with local schools 86.1% of poorest school leavers are in positive destinations 86.6% of poorest children expect to be in positive destinations Modern Apprenticeship starts: 25,818
Modern Apprenticeships completion rate 76%      
Places 9.1% of average incomes is spent on housing 71% in the most deprived areas satisfied with condition of home 24% in the most deprived areas feel they can influence local decisions 64% of neighbours stop to talk in the most deprived areas
Crime victimisation rate in the most deprived areas 21.2% 27% say drug misuse is common in the most deprived areas 84% in most deprived areas say their neighbourhood is a good place to live 80% satisfied with public transport in the most deprived areas
59% within 5min walk of green space in the most deprived areas 16 percentage point employment gap between most deprived and other areas 14.2 percentage point low qualification gap between most deprived and other areas 12 percentage point internet use gap between most deprived and other areas

⬆ Performance improving ⬌ Perfromance maintaining ⬇ Performance worsening


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