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Publication - Statistics Publication

Persistent poverty in Scotland 2010-2015

Published: 16 Mar 2017
Part of:
Communities and third sector, Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781786528124

Estimates of the proportion of people living in persistent poverty in Scotland in between 2010 and 2014 and between 2011 and 2015.

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Contents
Persistent poverty in Scotland 2010-2015
Annex 1: Tables

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Annex 1: Tables

Table 1: Persistent poverty (below 60% median income threshold in at least 3 out of 4 years) in Scotland

% of people
All Individuals Children Working Age Adults Pensioners
Before Housing Costs After Housing Costs Before Housing Costs After Housing Costs Before Housing Costs After Housing Costs Before Housing Costs After Housing Costs
2010 to 2014 9 9 12 12 7 9 10 6
2011 to 2015 8 9 10 12 7 9 11 7

Source: Understanding Society, 2010-2015

Table 2: People in persistent poverty (below 60% median income threshold in at least 3 out of 4 years), by country

% of people
Before Housing Costs After Housing Costs
Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK
2010 - 2014 9 9 11 10 9 9 12 12 11 12
2011 - 2015 8 9 11 10 9 9 12 12 12 11

Source: Understanding Society, 2010-2015

Table 3: Children in persistent poverty (below 60% median income threshold in at least 3 out of 4 years), by country

% of people
Before Housing Costs After Housing Costs
Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK
2010 - 2014 12 11 13 12 11 12 17 17 19 16
2011 - 2015 10 11 14 13 11 12 16 17 20 16

Source: Understanding Society, 2010-2015

Table 4: Working Age Adults in persistent poverty (below 60% median income threshold in at least 3 out of 4 years), by country

% of people
Before Housing Costs After Housing Costs
Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK
2010 - 2014 7 7 9 9 8 9 12 11 11 11
2011 - 2015 7 7 9 8 7 9 11 12 12 11

Source: Understanding Society, 2010-2015

Table 5: Pensioners in persistent poverty (below 60% median income threshold in at least 3 out of 4 years), by country

% of people
Before Housing Costs After Housing Costs
Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK Scotland England Northern Ireland Wales UK
2010 - 2014 10 13 14 10 12 6 8 7 5 8
2011 - 2015 11 12 13 10 12 7 8 6 5 8

Source: Understanding Society, 2010-2015


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