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Poverty and income inequality in Scotland: 2015-2016

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

Estimate of the number and proportion of people living in poverty in Scotland in the period 2015 to 2016.

70 page PDF


70 page PDF


Poverty and income inequality in Scotland: 2015-2016
A National Statistics publication for Scotland

70 page PDF


A National Statistics publication for Scotland

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