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Persistent poverty in Scotland: estimates 2010-2016

Published: 22 Mar 2018

Estimates of the proportion of people living in persistent poverty in Scotland between 2010 and 2016.

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Persistent poverty in Scotland: estimates 2010-2016
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 - 2014 9 9 11 14 7 8 11 6
2011 - 2015 8 10 10 14 7 8 11 8
2012 - 2016 8 8 9 10 7 7 11 8

Source: Understanding Society, 2010/2011 to 2015/16

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 11 9 9 12 12 13 12
2011 - 2015 8 9 11 11 9 10 12 12 13 12
2012 - 2016 8 9 11 10 9 8 12 11 13 12

Source: Understanding Society, 2010/2011 to 2015/16

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 11 11 14 17 11 14 17 18 22 17
2011 - 2015 10 11 14 16 11 14 17 17 24 17
2012 - 2016 9 11 16 13 11 10 18 16 20 17

Source: Understanding Society, 2010/2011 to 2015/16

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 8 8 10 8 8 12 11 12 12
2011 - 2015 7 7 9 9 7 8 11 12 13 11
2012 - 2016 7 7 9 10 8 7 11 11 13 11

Source: Understanding Society, 2010/2011 to 2015/16

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 11 12 13 10 12 6 8 7 5 8
2011 - 2015 11 12 11 10 11 8 8 5 5 8
2012 - 2016 11 10 10 10 10 8 7 5 5 7

Source: Understanding Society, 2010/2011 to 2015/16


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